Journal No. 48

GORILLA JOURNAL 48

the Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP) has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980. Since 1997, it has been on the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/137). To ensure that efforts are made to return endangered sites to their original status, UNESCO recommends...

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Two Leading Silverbacks Die

Mishaya, the leader of the Mishaya group, died on 3 February, 2014 at the age of 28 years after a short illness. Preliminary results indicate that his...

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Using Technology in the Mbe Mountains

The Mbe Mountains form part of an important habitat corridor linking Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary to the Okwangwo Division of Cross River National...

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History of Habituated Gorillas in Bwindi

Habituation of wild gorillas has long been a useful tool for research and conservation programs. Decisions to habituate gorillas typically reflect a...

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Conservation Messages Through Films

Conservation education acts as a bridge between researchers and com­munity members by taking research and turning it into fun and engaging information...

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Gorilla Tourism - a Social Perspective

Gorilla tourism and conservation can­not be sustained if it is not supported by fringe communities around the parks. Gorilla ecotourism areas are...

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Conservation in Sarambwe Returns to Normal

The Sarambwe Reserve is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, adjacent to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Since the arrival of...

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Getting off the "in Danger" List: Kahuzi-Biega

A poacher camp in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park (© ICCN)

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP) has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980. Since 1997, it has been on the list of World Heritage Sites in...

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Bushmeat Trafficking in Switzerland

Illegal meats for human consumption are smuggled daily into airports worldwide and some of this meat originates from wild species, including primates....

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General Meeting Held in Basel

April 2014: Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe invited its members to Basel for the general members' meeting, which took place in the "Zolli"...

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