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African Gorilla Protection Focus of New CTI PAPER USA Campaign

SUN PRAIRIE, Wisconsin-CTI Paper USA has signed a letter of agreement to donate 1% of gross sales of its new durable papers and synthetics brand, Durilla™, to The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. The Fossey Fund directs money, human and scientific resources to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:29:00 PM

Celebrating 20 Years of Partnership in Saving Gorillas

Zoo Atlanta and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International celebrate 20 years of partnership for gorillas and the wild places they inhabit, providing a leading example of the power of collaboration between zoos and other conservation organizations.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 8:56:00 AM

Atlanta Gorilla Expert Takes Helm of Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Tara Stoinski, Ph.D., a leading primatologist and conservationist, has become president and CEO of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International as of Oct. 1, 2014. The Fossey Fund continues the work of Dr. Dian Fossey, the lengendary scientist who pioneered the study of endangered mountain gorillas during the 1960s.

Friday, November 07, 2014 12:24:00 PM

Craghoppers ‘Hope’ Documentary Wins Award at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival

Leading travel and outdoor brandCraghoppers is pleased to announce that it has won the award for ‘Best Short Film’ at this year’s Wildlife Conservation Film Festival. With more than 175 films entered into the ‘Short Film’ category, Craghoppers’ ‘Hope’, which revisits the mountain gorillas at the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, nearly 47 years after Dian Fossey began her work in the region, was chosen top in the category.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:41:00 PM

Fossey Fund Statement on Virunga Park Chief Warden

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund was dismayed to learn yesterday of an attack on Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Virunga is Africa’s oldest national park and is home to about one fourth of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, which are critically endangered and number fewer than 900 overall.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:39:00 PM

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