Virunga National ParkMt. Tshiaberimu

Mt. Tshiaberimu

Virunga National park

  • Parc National des Virunga, Mt. Tshiaberimu (© Angela Meder)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conservation status:
National Park, World Heritage Site

60 km²

3100 m

6 Grauer’s gorillas

Gorilla tourism:
not possible

Can Micro-Projects Promote Conservation?

January 2018

The Sarambwe Reserve and Mount Tshiaberimu are two refuges for gorillas near the central and northern part of the Virunga National Park, conserving...[details]

Adoption of Community Development Projects by the Population near Mount Tshiaberimu

July 2017

The term 'adoption of projects' is understood to mean the acceptance of the projects and their integration into local and daily activities on the...[details]

The Virunga Communications Post Installation

January 2017

Security problems in the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo, have been a severe danger for the park's wildlife and its forests,...[details]

Help for Mount Tshiaberimu

July 2016

With its unique mountain forest, Mt Tshiaberimu is part of the Virunga National Park, but despite its great importance for conservation it remains at...[details]

Development Activities in the Vicinity of Mount Tshiaberimu

July 2016

Located close to Virunga National Park, the Sarambwe Reserve and Mount Tshiaberimu are two threatened sites where gorillas still occur. As ecotourism...[details]

Can the Gorillas of Mt. Tshiaberimu Survive?

July 2015

Planting of passion fruit seeds in sacks at the Vurusi nursery

In previous articles we have documented the invaluable support Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe has provided over the years to gorilla and...[details]

Trees around Tshiaberimu

December 2014

In 2008, a cry for help came from the Mount Tshiaberimu area due to a rush of people cutting wood and producing charcoal. The profitability of this...[details]

Blood Samples from Tshiaberimu Gorillas

July 2013

On a small forested island in the western region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park, a tiny population of Grauer's...[details]

Planting Trees for Gorilla Conservation

January 2012

Schüler in der Baumschule (© Augustin Rwimo)

The population of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo depends on charcoal for cooking. To obtain it, they cut large areas of forest, even in...[details]

Tree Nursery on Mt. Tshiaberimu

June 2010

During germination, the seedlings are protected from the sun (© Jean de Dieu Vhosi)

Mount Tshiaberimu is a site that is critical both for conservation and for the development of local communities. It is located in one of the most...[details]

10 Years on Mt. Tshiaberimu

June 2006

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Training on Mt. Tshiaberimu

December 2000

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Progress Report on Mt. Tshiaberimu

December 1998

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Tree Nurseries in Schools

January 2012

Students in the tree nursery (© Augustin Rwimo)

Can they Make a Contribution to Conservation? Everything developed as a result of lessons learnt from two concurrent projects: the project for the...[details]

Reports from Mt. Tshiaberimu

December 1997

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Death on Mt. Tshiaberimu

December 2009

The silverback male Kanindo from the tiny gorilla population on Mt. Tshiaberimu died after falling down a ravine. He was thought to be in his late...[details]

Mt. Tshiaberimu Project 2008

July 2009

The silverback Nzanzu (© The Gorilla Organization)

2008 has been a very difficult year for The Gorilla Organization on Mt Tshiaberimu. In February 2008 the adult female Mughole of the Kipura group...[details]

Gorilla Deaths Spark Fears at Mount Tshiaberimu

June 2008

On 10 May, 2008, Molo, one of just 20 rare gorillas living in the forests of Mount Tshiaberimu, in the northern annex of Virunga National Park,...[details]

Construction of a New Patrol Post

June 2006

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

The World’s Rarest Gorillas

December 1996

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]