The Cross River Gorilla, with fewer than 300 individuals estimated to exist in the wild, is the most endangered of the gorilla subspecies, and is listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered. This is the highest ranking for species that remain in the wild, and means the Cross River gorilla is at risk of extinction.
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STORIES FROM THE FIELD
As the human population continues to grow at an exponential rate, the demands that arise have produced unforeseen impacts and pressures on our surrounding environment. Beginning in July 2016 with 100% community engagement and management, the Tofala-Mone East Corridor...
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