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.

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...

Climate change aided decline of endangered Cross River gorilla

Climate change aided decline of endangered Cross River gorilla

A now critically endangered group of gorillas had split off into its own subspecies about 17,800 years ago, say researchers, who concluded that the evolution of the animal, the Cross River gorilla, was shaped by ancient climate change and, more recently, humans. Some...

Cameroon “new gorillas” need protection

Cameroon “new gorillas” need protection

A Cameroonian environmentalist group is lobbying for the establishment of a new national park at Cross River on the Nigerian border to protect a little known sub-species of gorillas only living there. The Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) is the least known...

CNN hunts for rarest gorillas in Africa

CNN hunts for rarest gorillas in Africa

The Cross River Gorillas, the rarest gorillas in the world, live along the border of Nigeria and Cameroon. CNN travels into the remote jungle to try to get a glimpse of the critically endangered primate and see what is being done to protect the few remaining. They...