10 Jul '11, 8pm

Brand-new South #Sudan is home to some increasingly rare African megafauna, says @mongabay

Brand-new South #Sudan is home to some increasingly rare African megafauna, says @mongabay

South Sudan’s tropical forests fast disappearing (06/06/2011) South Sudan’s tropical montane forests are fast disappearing according to new analysis by PRINS Engineering. At current rates, Mount Dongotomea, located in South Sudan’s most biodiverse ecosystem, could be completely stripped of tree cover by 2020. Foreign big agriculture threatens world's second largest wildlife migration (03/07/2011) As the world's largest migration in the Serengeti plains—including two million wildebeest, zebra, and Thomson's gazelles—has come under unprecedented threat due to plans for a road that would sever the migration route, a far lesser famous, but nearly as large migration, is being silently eroded just 1,370 miles (2,200 kilometers) north in Ethiopia's Gambela National Park. The migration of over one million white-eared kob, tiang, and Mongalla gazelle starts in the southern Sudan bu...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0710-hance_southsudan.html

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