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Journal No. 53

  • Gorilla Journal no. 53, English, December 2016

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First Twins Born to Habituated Western Lowland Gorillas

January 2017

At the end of January 2016 the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas complex in the Central African Republic recorded the first ever western lowland gorilla...[details]

The "Walk through the Dja"

January 2017

The conservation action plan for western lowland gorillas and central chimpanzees identifies 18 priority landscapes (IUCN 2014). One of them is the...[details]

Gorilla Habituation for Research and Tourism in Loango

January 2017

Two components of gorilla conservation are research and tourism. Research provides the baseline information concerning the natural ecological and...[details]

On a Road to Nowhere?

January 2017

After 16 years of continuous rule under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and record levels of corruption and mismanagement, Nigeria elected a new...[details]

Rehabilitating Grauer's Gorillas at GRACE

January 2017

The Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE) Center is the world's only sanctuary for Grauer's gorillas orphaned by poaching and 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]

Implication of Local Communities for the Management of Maiko

January 2017

Over several decades, humans cohabited with the organisms in their environment more or less harmoniously. But recently, the use of modern tools in...[details]

Participatory Mapping in the Itombwe Nature Reserve

January 2017

The Itombwe Massif is one of the important areas for biodiversity in the Albertine Region. It is mainly known for the discovery of the eastern...[details]

Gorilla Nest Types in Kahuzi-Biega

January 2017

All species of great apes construct night nests; sometimes in trees and sometimes on the ground. This article is based on daily long-term...[details]

Participation in the World Congress of Rangers in Colorado

January 2017

The International Ranger Federation (IRF) is an international non-profit organisation that supports ranger groups worldwide who have chosen a...[details]

African Primatologists Form Society

January 2017

It is widely acknowledged that the long-term conservation of African primates depends largely on Africans themselves, and this requires that Africans...[details]

Grauer’s Gorilla Now Critically Endangered

January 2017

During the IUCN World Conservation Congress in September 2016, updates in the Red List of Threatened Species were made public. Not surprising was...[details]