Silent Forests: What is it like to be on the frontlines of forest elephant conservation?

African forest elephants are being poached at accelerating rates in West and Central Africa. Research revealed that population size declined in the last decades by more than 60% and the species lost 30% of its original range. The population is currently less than 10%...

Community based approach the key to rainforest conservation

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...
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...

League City girl raises $700 for threatened gorillas

League City girl raises $700 for threatened gorillas

A gorilla species that's been called Africa's most-endangered primate has found an advocate in a League City girl. Berit Doolittle, 11, learned about the Cross River Gorilla from her mother Daniette Hunter, who home-schools her in League City. Wildlife advocates say...