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Africa's Illegal Charcoal Trade Engulfs Cheetah Habitat


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cheetahs, habitat )

Cher
- 244 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
In rural northern Tanzania, an African country famous for charismatic megafauna, including free-roaming cheetah and other big cats, impoverished and under-employed Swahili villagers struggle to survive. One way to earn money and make cooking fuel is



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Sabine H. (176)
Friday April 18, 2014, 5:47 am
Noted... thanks for the info.
 

Sara P. (60)
Friday April 18, 2014, 7:41 am
Thanks Cher, sadly noted.
 

Ted W. (103)
Friday April 18, 2014, 8:38 am
Noted! Thank youy Cher! :)
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Friday April 18, 2014, 10:41 am
Noted with thanks Cher. These communities need to be educated on cutting down forests to make charcoal.
Thank you to Big Cat’s Warriors for Wildlife program, which receives significant support from the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative. They are doing such good work!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Friday April 18, 2014, 11:21 am
Sadly, the understanding is there, the answers are necessary. I wish the WWF could jump in on this.
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Friday April 18, 2014, 12:37 pm
Noted and read. Thanks to those guys on the Big Cat's Warriors for Wildlife program. Good job. Thanks Cher.
 

June Bostock (48)
Friday April 18, 2014, 2:41 pm
Sadly noted.
 

S J. (118)
Friday April 18, 2014, 6:25 pm
sadly noted, thanks
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (44)
Friday April 18, 2014, 9:01 pm
Noted ... Sad.
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 3:36 am
C'est désespérant... merci du partage.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:56 am
So heartbreaking.
 
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