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Wednesday, 18 September 2013

African conservationists honoured

Level: Advanced / C1

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The Tusks Conservation Awards were presented in London last night.
Read this report about it and answer the following questions:
1) True or false: this is the first ever Tusk Conservation Awards ceremony.
2) Where in London did the awards ceremony take place?
3) When did Clive Stockil establish Save Valley reserve?
4) How big is Tom Lalampaa's conservation area?
5) Who does Alasdair Harris work for?

Answers below!


1) True
2) The Royal Society
3) Zimbabwe
4) Three million acres
5) Blue Ventures Conservation

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