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Chumbe Island

Chumbe Island in Zanzibar: 25 years a Pioneer of Zero-impact Eco-architecture and Operations

Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) in Zanzibar, Tanzania, is a not-for-profit conservation business that has created from 1992, the first privately managed marine protected area in the world, hosting a fully protected coral reef sanctuary and forest reserve. Park management and comprehensive conservation education programs for local schools and communities are fully funded by a …

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Chumbe Island celebrates the rare sighting of 23+ year-old Aders’ Duiker, a mini-antilope translocated in 2000

Chumbe Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania – 29th November 2023   Chumbe Island Coral Park Ltd. (CHICOP) proudly shares an extraordinary discovery within its well-preserved Closed Forest Reserve. During a recent collaborative survey with the Zanzibar Department of Forestry, utilizing wildlife cameras from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Zanzibar, a team led by Ulli Kloiber, Omari Nyange, …

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