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Rwanda's 'Kwita Izina' Saves Baby Gorillas
Animals  (tags: wildlife, GoodNews, Gorillas )

Jill
- 396 days ago - africainside.org
Did you know gorilla populations are increasing in Rwanda - a 26.3% growth in the number of mountain gorillas over the last decade - giving them the distinction of being the only great ape whose numbers aren't declining?
South Africa: Gorilla Delivery From DHL
Animals  (tags: wildlife, gorillas, animals, conservation, endangered, goodnews, habitat, protection )

Jill
- 415 days ago - allafrica.com
Nine gorillas were transported 9000 km, departing from the UK to Brussels and flown in a specially equipped Boeing 767 to Lagos, Nigeria and then onto Franceville, Gabon by DHL in partnership with The Aspinall Foundation.
Watch: World's Rarest Gorillas Caught on Camera
Animals  (tags: endangered, AnimalWelfare, protection, gorillas, wildlife )

Nancy
- 813 days ago - youtube.com
With just 250 of their kind left in the world, Cross River gorillas are the most endangered African ape. Even the conservationists working steadfastly to save these gorillas rarely catch a glimpse of them. But earlier this month, WCS conservationists cap
Virunga National Park: British Firm to Drill for Oil!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, gorillas, poaching, habitat destruction environment, endangered, conservation )

Jill
- 882 days ago - allafrica.com
Undertaking oil exploration or exploitation on the ground in a UNESCO World Heritage site constitutes a breach of the Convention on World Heritage, as well as DRC's own laws and constitution
ACTION ALERT: No Oil Drilling in Endangered Gorilla Habitat! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: gorillas, environment, habitat, world heritage, protection, threatened )

Simone
- 989 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Virunga National Park, a World Heritage site in the Democratic Republic of Congo is in danger of becoming the next oil drilling location for SOCO International and Dominion Petroleum ignoring international law.
Rwanda: Gorillas Safe Despite Volcanic Eruption
Animals  (tags: gorillas, wildlife )

Jill
- 1011 days ago - allafrica.com
Mt. Nyamuragira is Africa's and one of the world's most active volcanoes which erupts approximately every two years
ACTION ALERT: Don't Cut Funding That Saves Gorillas! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: gorillas, endangered, survival funding, conservation, protection, africa, wildlife )

Simone
- 1013 days ago - forcechange.com
With the new year approaching the government is forced to consider where it can afford to save money and cut funding. The small proportion that is going to support wildlife in central Africa is proposed to be cut.
Gorillas on the Edge
Animals  (tags: gorillas, wildlife, protection, habitat, environment, animalwelfare )

Jill
- 1024 days ago - africageographic.com
An extract of stunning photographs from the book Gorillas on the Edge.
Census For Mountain Gorillas Coming Soon
Animals  (tags: gorillas, mountain gorillas, census, collaborative effort, census tools, genetic analysis )

Maria
- 1039 days ago - globalanimal.org
A new census has been scheduled for the Mountain Gorillas of Uganda and the Congo. The species is critically endangered, having suffered from excessive poaching and habitat lost.
Men of the Forest PLEASE JOIN
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, gorillas, deforestation, endangered species )

Nancy
- 1042 days ago - care2.com
LET'S SAVE ORANGUTANS FROM EXTINCTION!! Some Scientists say they might be EXTINCT by 2012!!! Link to a past news story. Thanx Michela for the reminder.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Gorillas! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: gorillas, threatened, endangered, massacred, disappearing, protection, conservation )

Simone
- 1077 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Gorillas are critially endandered and on the brink of extinction. They are killed for their meat; their habitats are destroyed by logging, mining, agriculture, and other invasive activities; and infectious diseases ravage their families
Endangered Baby Gorilla Rescued From Smugglers
Animals  (tags: wildlife, gorillas, suffering, environment, cruelty, endangered )

Jill
- 1105 days ago - news.blogs.cnn.com
Rwandan authorities rescued the year-old primate Sunday night as poachers tried to smuggle her into Rwanda from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Wildlife Fund said Tuesday.
MINGLING WITH GORILLAS IN RWANDA
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, gorillas, protection, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, habitat, environment )

Cal
- 1125 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Northern Rwanda, the only place in the world where mountain gorillas can be observed in their natural habitat. It is a boon to tourism in a country healing the scars of a brutal1990s civil war
Uganda: Poachers Kill Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Park
Animals  (tags: wildlife, poached, suffering, gorillas, cruelty )

Jill
- 1154 days ago - allafrica.com
Poachers have killed a mountain gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The area conservation manager, Mr Pontius Ezuma, said the 12-year-old black-back gorilla died last week of injuries it sustained after it was speared on the chest
Arrests Made in Uganda Mountain Gorilla Death
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, wildlife, arrests, gorillas, protection, environment, killed, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1155 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Three men have been arrested for killing a critically endangered mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, according to Ugandan officials
 

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