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Journal No. 54

  • Gorilla Journal no. 54, English, June 2017

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One of the Biggest Ape Traffickers of Africa Arrested

July 2017

Abdourahamane Sidibé, a major wildlife trafficker of Guinean nationality, was arrested on 18 February 2017 in Conakry in a special operation by...[details]

A Brief Update on the Proposed Superhighway in Cross River State

July 2017

In March 2016 the Federal Ministry of the Environment issued Cross River State a stop work order pending approval of an environmental impact...[details]

A Tribute to Colo

July 2017

On 22 December 1956, the Columbus Zoo made history with the birth of the first zoo-born gorilla. Eventually named Colo in honor of her birthplace,...[details]

Survey of the Cross River Gorilla at the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Cameroon

July 2017

In January 2014 I started to study the ecology of Cross River gorillas at the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (THWS) in collaboration with the local...[details]

Adoption of Community Development Projects by the Population near Mount Tshiaberimu

July 2017

The term 'adoption of projects' is understood to mean the acceptance of the projects and their integration into local and daily activities on the...[details]

Conservation and Sensitization Activities at Sarambwe Reserve: April 2016 to March 2017

July 2017

In the Sarambwe Reserve, conservation and sensitization activities have been carried out mainly by the trackers and the troops based in Sarambwe (a...[details]

On the Road to Extinction? A Population Estimate of Great Apes in Itombwe

July 2017

Periodic censuses of threatened wildlife populations of high profile species help us to understand their population dynamics, assess the success of...[details]

2017 Members' Meeting

May 2017

The meeting of Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe in Krefeld Zoo was a resounding success, both for the Board, who got to know new members and...[details]

Protection of Itombwe

May 2017

The Itombwe Nature Reserve is a key site for biodiversity in Africa. Although Grauer’s gorilla numbers have declined drastically, there is still...[details]

Community Conservation Is More Beneficial for the Park and Local Communities

July 2017

This is a quote regularly heard among communities around the Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after...[details]

The Dream of the Forest

July 2017

Chisato Abe's exhibition of paintings of gorillas called "The Dream of Forest" was held at the Art Gallery located in the newly opened...[details]