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Gorilla Day!

Here we are, primate fans, on the Virunga Massif, which sits astride the borders of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda.  The three national parks create one giant reserve, the non-human residents entirely unaware of the political boundaries they cross at will.  612 more words

Navel-gazing

Virungas National Park - Home to Some of the World’s Last Remaining Mountain Gorillas – Under Threat by British Oil Company

Virungas National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the many of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas, but if British Oil Company SOCO have anything to do with it, this vast expanse of land that borders the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda, could soon be exploited for its natural resources – namely oil. 354 more words

Travel

Ebola has killed a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations, say conservationists

Ebola has wiped out a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations and could threaten the survival of these already endangered great apes, conservationists have warned. 208 more words

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Ebola has killed a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations, say conservationists

Ebola has wiped out a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations and could threaten the survival of these already endangered great apes, conservationists have warned. 208 more words

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Virunga

I watched the documentary called Virunga last night, and really liked the film. Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 137 more words

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