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Karisoke biodiversity manager launches collaboration with Congo site

Deo Tuyisingize (right) measures genetic variation in plantsDeogratias (Deo) Tuyisingize, the Fossey Fund’s biodiversity research program manager at our Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, recently traveled to one of our Congo research sites to help start a new scientific project there.


Friday, May 22, 2015 11:37:00 AM

Looking back at the life of silverback Ugenda

Dominant silverback Ugenda with new group members in November 2014One of the oldest mountain gorillas monitored by the Fossey Fund ─ dominant silverback Ugenda ─ died following an interaction with lone silverback Giraneza. Many Fossey Fund trackers at Karisoke grew to admire and love him.


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:08:00 AM

Congo programs collaborate with visit at Kahuzi-Biega

Kahuzi-Biega's Lambert Cirimwami instructs Nkuba-Biruwe staffDuring the past few months, our programs in Congo have made significant strides in collaboration and capacity building. Fossey Fund staff from our field site in Nkuba-Biruwe travelled to our other Congo field site, Kahuzi-Biega National Park. 


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:33:00 PM

Education programs help gorillas and people

Citizen Science participants focused on monitoring migratory butterflies and birdsThe Fossey Fund’s environmental education activities are designed to reach students of different age groups, helping to build awareness, assist local educational institutions, and provide further training for those already working in conservation. 


Tuesday, March 24, 2015 1:57:00 PM

Tracking unhabituated Grauer's gorillas in Congo

Camera trap photo of a group of unhabituated Grauer's gorillasFossey Fund Conservation Program Manager Escobar Binyinyi talks about the objectives, process and basics of tracking unhabituated Grauer’s gorillas at the Fossey Fund's Nkuba field site in Democratic Republic of Congo. 


Monday, March 23, 2015 1:44:00 PM

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