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Conflict and Perseverance: Rehabilitating a Forgotten Park in the Congo


Animals  (tags: habitat, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat, environment, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, goodnews, GoodNews, humans, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 733 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Welcome to Upemba National Park: once a jewel in the crown of African wildlife, this protected area has been decimated by civil war. Now, a new bold initiative by the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), dubbed Forgotten Parks, is working to rehabilitate



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Sue H. (7)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 3:48 pm
Excellent effort as long as FZS doesn't have some ulterior motive.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 5:56 pm
Thanks.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 8:21 pm
I hope the Frankfurt Zoological Society is successful in restoring the Upemba National Park to its former glory, although I don't imagine it's going to be an easy task. Loved the photographs and videos. Great post, Cal!
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 9:53 pm
Thanks for all the videos and photos. It is really good to read about this work being done. They may not be able to restore the park to its former glory, but it will be a lot better than it is now.
 

rene davis (74)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 12:33 am
I hope they can bring the animals back as well as effectively protect them.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 12:56 am
Noted, thank you.
 

Danuta Watola (1201)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 1:32 am
noted
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 1:51 am
Noted - good news, hope they succeed and that the animals go back to the home they once knew.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 5:57 am
Surprise, surprise something survived all the human stupidity.
 

Veronique L. (214)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 9:29 am
I hope they succeed!!
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 10:55 am
Good news that the areas are undergoing changes and revitalizing the animals living there.


Ty, Cal.
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kye j. (41)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 2:28 pm
I wish this project success
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 4:49 pm
Noted , thanks !
 
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