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To let our children’s grandchildren enjoy this rich

and precious inheritance.

The Serengeti is a vulnerable place. Industrialization, human population growth, farming and poaching all threaten the creatures and native people of this magnificent place. Thankfully, hundreds of volunteers and wildlife specialists have been hard at work protecting the Serengeti and YOU can help, too. Explore renewed and ongoing protection efforts below, and discover how to preserve this precious ecosystem for our future generations.

FIVE ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TO SAVE WILDLIFE

From the World Bank and its Global Wildlife Program. For example, volunteer for a conservation cause you care about, do not purchase wildlife products, and don’t be afraid to spark the conversation about biodiversity and conservation among your network - word of mouth matters.

CIRCLING THE SERENGETI

What makes more than a million wildebeest embark on a 1000 km journey circling the Serengeti every year? NASA’s earth observatory has some clues.

FOLLOW LIVE STREAMS

In the words of TIME, “one of the greatest animal migrations on the planet [is] the journey of nearly 2 million wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and impalas from the Sergenti plains in Tanzania to the hills of Kenya.” Follow live streams on Serengeti’s great migration from HerdTracker.

READ UP

Read up on the marvels of the Serengeti ecosystem, as in this fascinating account of the migration journey documented by National Geographic.

FOLLOW DEVELOPMENTS IN CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH

Follow developments in conservation and research such as The Serengeti-Mara squeeze: One of the world's iconic ecosystems under pressure, and Sparing vs Sharing: The Great Debate Over How to Protect Nature.

SAVE OUR SPECIES

Follow the Save Our Species project and learn more about the work of the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

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