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It Is NOT Over Yet!! Congo Released to His Family PENDING APPEAL of Death Sentence
Animals  (tags: Congo, death sentence, courts, appeal )

Nadia
- 2344 days ago - nj.com
James family lawyer: "We understand that this (Congo's release) has no impact on the outcome of the appeal. The happiness we feel now is tempered by the fact that we know this isn't over and we have a long fight ahead of us." (DONT STOP THE CALLS!!!)
No Reprieve for Congo- Local Judge Upholds His Decision to Have 'Vicious' Dog Destroyed. KEEP CALLING THE GOVERNOR!
Animals  (tags: animalsuffering, dog, death row, laws, congo, courts )

Nadia
- 2346 days ago - nj.com
Euthanasia date was postponed pending an appeal. The James family vows to fight on to save their dog, taking the case to Superior Court or even higher if needed. PLEASE KEEP CALLING THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE. THEY'RE COUNTING EVERY CALL! SAVE CONGO!!!
Baby Gorillas in the Congo Rescued From War Zone | Care2
Animals  (tags: congo, africa, wildlife, rangers, UN, gorillas, illegal, bushmeat, war )

Thubten
- 1443 days ago - care2.com
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
Stopping Wildlife Trafficking in Congo
Animals  (tags: bushmeat, wildlife trafficking, poachers, crimes, endangered animals, disappearing, killed, investigation, congo )

Simone
- 1535 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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
By Saving Gorillas, Can Congolese Save Themselves?
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, gorillas, congo, habitat, environment )

Cher
- 2355 days ago - planetark.com
If the people of Congo save the mountain gorilla, might the gorilla return the favor? That is the hope of environmental activists, who realize that wildlife conservation and tourism could be the key to survival for people as well as animals
Scots Scientists to Save One of Rarest Animals on the Planet
Animals  (tags: rhinos, Congo, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, endangered, extinction, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2192 days ago - news.scotsman.com
WITH only 13 of the creatures left struggling to survive on the plains of the Congo, the northern white rhinoceros is one of the most threatened species in the world. Plagued by poachers and with its habitat fast disappearing, the magnificent beast
Eastern Gorilla
Animals  (tags: gorillas, Congo, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2192 days ago - conservation.org
Recent attacks on Eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei) in the mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have put a spotlight on this gentle giant. The Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda are the only places left in the world where
New Initiatives in the Congo Basin
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1642 days ago - wcs.org
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.
Congo Warlord's Arrest Puts Gorillas' Future in Turmoil
Animals  (tags: gorillas, Congo, warlord arrested, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1907 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The political future of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park--home to about 200 of the world's roughly 680 mountain gorillas--was thrown into turmoil Thursday night with the arrest of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda.
DRC Gorillas Face Great Risks
Animals  (tags: africa, congo, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorillas, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, killing, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1983 days ago - news24.com
Goma - East Congo's conflict has put more than a quarter of the world's last mountain gorillas at the mercy of armed groups who hunt and camp in their territory, park officials said on Monday. With no rangers left to protect or care for them, the gori
Gorilla Warfare in the Congo Jungle
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1787 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Some of our closest relatives are facing a battle for survival. Lisa Grainger meets a team dedicated to securing their future.
In War-Torn Congo, Elephants Beat the Odds
Animals  (tags: elephants, Congo, poaching, wildlife, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2173 days ago - wcs.org
Despite a decade of civil war and rampant poaching, elephants and other large mammals are still hanging on in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park. In this World Heritage Site, a recent wildlife census by the Wildlife Conservation
Rare Gorillas Under Threat Due to Congo War
Animals  (tags: gorillas, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, Congo, environment, habitat, war, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered )

Cher
- 2326 days ago - africanews.com
The critically endangered Mountain Gorillas of DR Congo have been under threat and unprotected by Rangers for exactly 3 months due to ongoing fighting between the army and rebel forces. This is the longest period the gorillas have been unguarded
ACTION ALERT: Save the Gorillas !!
Animals  (tags: gorilla, congo, habitat, conservatio, anti poaching patrols, protection, endangered )

Simone
- 1467 days ago - translate.googleusercontent.com
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
   

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