Group of rare Cross River gorillas with babies caught on camera in Nigeria

Conservationists have captured images of a group of rare Cross River gorillas with multiple babies in Nigeria’s Mbe mountains – a sign that the subspecies once feared to be extinct is reproducing amid protection efforts. Only 300 Cross River gorillas (Gorilla gorilla...

Unite human, animal and environmental health to prevent the next pandemic – UN Report

The rising trend in zoonotic diseases is driven by the degradation of our natural environment – through land degradation, wildlife exploitation, resource extraction, climate change, and other stresses.

Importance of Ecotourism for Gorilla Conservation

Importance of Ecotourism for Gorilla Conservation

The Virunga Mountains are well known for their populations of mountain gorillas – an endangered species found only in the border area between Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The area hosts more than a million visitors per year resulting in...

Cameroon’s first-ever P3DM project launched

Cameroon’s first-ever P3DM project launched

A three-dimensional model of part of the Cameroon Highlands has been unveiled today on Monday 30 May in an official ceremony at the Southwest Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF). A Participatory 3D Mapping project has been conducted earlier this...

Cross River Gorilla Silverback Slaughtered in Cameroon

Cross River Gorilla Silverback Slaughtered in Cameroon

A male Cross River Gorilla has been shot earlier this month in the Lebialem Highlands near Pinyin in the Santa Sub Division of North West Cameroon. The presence of this silverback gorilla was reported by a local teacher who was going to her farm very early in the...

Rare Video of Cross River Gorillas in Cameroon

Rare Video of Cross River Gorillas in Cameroon

Conservationists working in Cameroon's Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary have collected the first camera trap video footage of the Cross River gorilla. The extremely rare recording was made by a camera triggered by motion sensors. You can see the silverback male gorilla...

Cameroon: Environmental Education leaves classrooms

Cameroon: Environmental Education leaves classrooms

Environmental clubs of schools in Mak-Betchou and the Tofala areas made their mark in the celebrations of February 11, 2012 activities which had as theme 'Youths and participation in Major accomplishment for an emerging Cameroon'. As part of the programme, the...