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CHEM CHEM LODGE | September 2017

An elephant never forgets

Finally, a piece of good news in conservation and wildlife protection. For the first time in 30 years, a breeding herd of elephants was spotted at Chem Chem Lodge! An ancient Tanzanian migration corridor was declared extinct. But, 10 years ago Fabia and Ni...

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CONSERVATION | May 2017

Lion Conservation Project

Conflict between lions and the community have resulted in both lions and livestock being killed. The Chem Chem Foundation is actively involved in educating villagers about the project, training “lion scouts” and a co-ordinator to alert people about lion...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

How to get involved

Simply by staying at Chem Chem Lodge or Little Chem Chem you can make a difference. Nightly tourism levies go directly to local communities. And each paid job feeds between 10 and 12 people back home. There are numerous way...

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CONSERVATION | September 2016

Protecting an ancient migration route

  The vision of Nicolas and Fabia to open ancient migratory routes has been realised. Their perseverance, the community’s commitment and the donations of guests have allowed for the creation of watering points along the wilder...

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CONSERVATION | August 2016

Investing in their future

Elephants need a lot of space and the Tarangire National Park sometimes struggles with the number of “resident” elephants. To ease this burden Chem Chem has entered into Wildlife Management Area (WMA) concession leases with the local communities and the...

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CONSERVATION | August 2016

Protecting the Big Tuskers of Tanzania

Chem Chem Foundation manages one of the last sanctuaries for big elephant tuskers in Africa. Elephant IDs help in the monitoring of the movement of these old bulls in the greater Tarangire eco-system, an area renowned for its elephant population. Valuab...

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CONSERVATION | August 2016

Anti-poaching units

Poachers are decimating the wildlife of Africa and Tanzania has not escaped the scourge. As human populations encroach on wilderness areas the animals are increasingly under threat. The Chem Chem Foundation is actively involved in anti-poaching...

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