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Teacher training enhances conservation education outreach

We’ve recently expanded our conservation education programs to include training for secondary school teachers from 15 Rwandan schools located near the forest.


Monday, April 04, 2016 8:31:00 AM

Isaro’s twins: Three months and counting…

Isaro's twinsTwin gorillas are rare and their early months present a lot of challenges. But the twins born to mother Isaro in January are doing well.


Monday, April 04, 2016 8:12:00 AM

Growing as a gorilla conservationist: Samedi Mucyo

Jean Pierre “Samedi” MucyoJean Pierre “Samedi” Mucyo is a prime example of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s capacity building, beginning as a student visiting the Fossey Fund and recently being promoted to leadership roles.


Thursday, March 03, 2016 7:01:00 AM

Why we study “biodiversity” in gorilla habitat

A golden monkeyGorillas live in complex habitats that include many other important species, and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund actively monitors and studies this biodiversity.


Thursday, March 03, 2016 7:00:00 AM

The lives of mountain gorilla lone silverbacks

Lone silverback IyambereIn 2015, while none of the silverbacks living in the monitored groups became solitary, we observed four new groups formed by solitary males, three of which still exist: Iyambere’s group, Giraneza‘s group and Himbara’s group.


Thursday, February 04, 2016 7:01:00 AM

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