09 Oct '11, 7pm

Gorilla poachers brutally murder forest range ~ ~ #Eco #wildlife #animals #gorillas #cameroon #conservation #poaching

Gorilla poachers brutally murder forest range ~ ~ #Eco #wildlife #animals #gorillas #cameroon #conservation #poaching

After another ranger killed, Virunga National Park requests UN peacekeepers (02/01/2011) Less than a week after 3 wildlife rangers and 5 soldiers were killed in Virunga National Park by the rebel group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), another ranger has been killed and a driver put in the hospital in critical condition. The situation has pushed park authorities to request UN peacekeepers for the park. Eight rangers, soldiers killed in Virunga National Park (01/25/2011) Yesterday morning, 3 wildlife rangers and 5 soldiers working in Virunga National Park were killed by the rebel group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). These 8 were killed and 3 more wounded when their vehicle was fired on by FDLR rebels with rocket launchers. Park director Emmanuel de Merode told the AFP that it was the most serious incident to occur in Virunga Nati...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1009-hance_ranger_gorilla.html

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wwf.org.uk 06 Oct '11, 4pm

The attack occurred on September 27, near Lobéké National Park, close to Cameroon’s border with Central African Republic. ...

Endangered Gorillas Return to Congo posted by @LeeLeeHutch on @Care2 @newslookdotcom

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care2.com 08 Oct '11, 3pm

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Baby Gorilla 'Shamavu' Saved From Poachers (Video)

treehugger.com 13 Oct '11, 11pm

, illegal baby gorilla poaching in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is increasing. This tends to mean more adult goril...

Baby Gorilla 'Shamavu' Saved From Poachers (Video)

treehugger.com 14 Oct '11, 12am

This tends to mean more adult gorillas are being killed in order to poach the precious and money-fetching babies. Gorillas...

Activists protest Australian forest destruction from top of the Sydney Opera House ~ ~ #Eco #forests

Activists protest Australian forest destruction...

news.mongabay.com 09 Oct '11, 8pm

Australia forest destruction connected to local products (05/15/2011) Some of Australia's most popular stores are driving ...