HIN’s conservation efforts in Tanzania are aimed at ensuring the flora and fauna are able to thrive in the long term. Sinda Island, one of the focal points of HIN’s work, continues to be threatened by illegal loggers, dynamite fishers and turtle poachers who target the island due to its lack of security and relative isolation. Sinda also faces challenges from less targeted threats, such as plastic and medical waste which washes up on the shores of the island.
To ensure the island can continue to thrive, HIN is continually organizing beach clean-ups to remove waste from the island’s shoreline.
In the near future, HIN plans to expand these operations to include mangrove and coral restoration projects, as well as providing a 24/7 security presence on the island to ensure it is safe from illegal activities.