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Baby Gorillas in the Congo Rescued From War Zone | Care2
Animals  (tags: congo, africa, wildlife, rangers, UN, gorillas, illegal, bushmeat, war )

- 2211 days ago -
United Nations helicopters airlifted four orphaned eastern lowland baby gorillas out of an area where the could have been captured and sold on the bushmeat market for food. Violence between human militias in the area reportedly has accelerated the illegal
ACTION ALERT: Save the Gorillas !!
Animals  (tags: gorilla, congo, habitat, conservatio, anti poaching patrols, protection, endangered )

- 2235 days ago -
Despite a year of the Gorilla in 2009 that held all its promises and the approach of a new conference on climatic changes taking place in Oslo late May 2010, We the signatories of this petition, wish to highlight the current concern Gorilla Congo basin
Stopping Wildlife Trafficking in Congo
Animals  (tags: bushmeat, wildlife trafficking, poachers, crimes, endangered animals, disappearing, killed, investigation, congo )

- 2304 days ago -
The bushmeat trade in the Congo basin has been widely publicized but poorly addressed. While fines and sentences exist for wildlife trafficking, they have traditionally been poorly enforced due to corruption, poor governance, and attentions focused on
Congo-Brazzaville : Defence of Geat Apes Begins With Children
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, great apes, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, children, Congo, EDIC, poachers )

- 2336 days ago -
"But why do they kill gorillas, why do they trap them and put them in cages? One day, if I'm president, I'll stop all those who kill gorillas, chimanzees and bonobos," says 11-year-old Judicaelle, a student at the Holy Spirit of Moungali School in
New Initiatives in the Congo Basin
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2412 days ago -
Leaders of the Congo Basin countries and conservation groups are pressing for more attention, funds, and technical support to save the world's second largest rainforest and the people who depend on its resources.
Scale of Gorilla Poaching Exposed
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, bushmeat, Congo, poaching, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2444 days ago -
An undercover investigation has found that up to two gorillas are killed and sold as bushmeat each week in Kouilou, a region of the Republic of Congo.
Soldier Killed By Hippo While Fishing Illegally in DR Congo Park
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, hippos, illegal fishing, Congo, humans, killed, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2446 days ago -
A Democratic Republic of Congo soldier was killed by a hippo while fishing illegally in Virunga National Park's Lake Edward.
Earth Picture Galleries
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, Congo, released, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2547 days ago -
Orphan bonobos set to be released into the wild in Congo.
Gorilla Warfare in the Congo Jungle
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2556 days ago -
Some of our closest relatives are facing a battle for survival. Lisa Grainger meets a team dedicated to securing their future.
Baby Gorilla Rescued From Suspected Traffickers
Animals  (tags: animals, Congo, gorillas, baby, trafficking, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, investigation, rescued )

- 2581 days ago -
(CNN) -- Undercover officers rescued a baby gorilla from suspected animal traffickers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a national park in the country announced Tuesday.
Congo's Chimps Threatened By Bushmeat Trade
Animals  (tags: animals, chimps, bushmeat, Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, killing, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 2595 days ago -
Cleve Hicks gives account of central African wilderness under imminent threat of destruction by rapidly-emerging commercial bushmeat trade sweeping across Democratic Republic of the Congo, describes struggle to save orphaned chimpanzees from torture,
300+ Gorillas Killed Each Year for Bushmeat in the Congo
Animals  (tags: gorillas, killed, bushmeat, Congo, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, death, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2615 days ago -
An undercover investigation by Endangered Species International has disclosed the horrific scale of the endangered species market in the Republic of Congo.
Illegal Miners Destroying Swathes of Wildlife in Democratic Republic of Congo - Chimps Hit Hard
Animals  (tags: chimps, Congo, poaching, orphans, bushmeat, killing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2619 days ago -
Poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) threaten the existence of the largest remaining continuous population of chimpanzees in the world. This conclusion is drawn by Cleve Hicks, based on observations made during his 2007-2008 survey of
Surprising Lion Stronghold Uncovered In War-Torn Central Africa
Animals  (tags: lions, Uganda, Congo, wildlife, stronghold, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 2673 days ago -
Times are tough for wildlife living at the frontier between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Armies are reportedly encamped in a national park and wildlife preserve on the Congolese side, while displaced herders and their cattle have
10 Baby Gorillas Born in Eastern Congo Park Home to Critically Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, habitat, protection, gorillas, Congo, Congo park, animalwelfare, endangered, wildlife )

- 2676 days ago -
VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo (AP) -- The Congolese Wildlife Authority says the gorilla population has grown in an eastern Congo park that is home to some of the world's last remaining mountain gorillas.

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