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The Congo, the world's second largest rainforest, is losing its greenness, finds a new study published in Nature. The research, based on analysis of NASA satellite data, reveals the impact of long-term drought that has affected the region in 2000. The study may help scientists forecast the Congo ra...
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Fifteen years ago, ranger-based monitoring (or RBM for short) was initiated as a tool in the conservation of mountain gorillas. Whether patrolling the park for law enforcement or tracking mountain gorillas for health assessments or to facilitate visits by tourists or researchers, data is being colle...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  Two months after media-mogul Ted Turner donated $1 million to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the group has already begun to expand conservation efforts in Eastern Congo amid growing regional instability.  The gift has allowed the organizatio...
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