Shalom Mining has applied to seek oil in World Heritage Site Mana Pools is Zimbabwe’s premier wildlife viewing area
The operators of safari camps charging more than $1,000 a night have lodged objections against a planned oil exploration program in Zimbabwe’s premier wildlife area, Mana Pools.
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African Bush Camps, which offers destinations across the country including at Nyamatusi Camp in Mana Pools, said in a May 15 letter to the Mining Affairs Board that granting Shalom Mining Ltd. the permit would exacerbate global warming and biodiversity loss. Wilderness Safaris, which operates three camps in Mana Pools, also said it has objected.