Drought in East Africa affects migration

In the huge annual migration in Serengeti National Park, up to 2 million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles travel a great distance between Tanzania and Kenya. The increasing drought problem presents a number of challenges, among them the increasing interaction between human activity and the migration. AfricanBioServices coordinator Eivin Røskaft was interviewed in the New Scientist about this issue.

We have to bridge the gap between scientists and politicians. As long as tourists come to give money, we can use that argument for politicians. Otherwise, it’s really hard to find good arguments why they should save nature

Read more in the article in the New Scientist

East Africa’s drought threatens iconic wildebeest migration