Jean Damascene Hategekimana, or “Fundi,” as he is better known to his friends and colleagues, celebrates an incredible 25 years...Read More
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The three-part television series “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist” premieres on the National Geographic Channel on Dec. 6, 13,...Read More
National Geographic has played an important role in the work of Dian Fossey since she began studying the mountain gorillas...Read More
The National Geographic Channel three-part series “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist,” airing in December, covers many aspects of Fossey’s...Read More
Being a mountain gorilla tracker means being on the frontline of conservation every day, hiking long distances in harsh, high-altitude...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has long believed that helping local people is a crucial part of conservation and has...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff in Rwanda report that the Kuryama gorilla group is doing well, now that young silverback...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has studied golden monkeys in Rwanda for years, because they are a critical part of...Read More
Teaching conservation, science, leadership and other skills are crucial parts of the Fossey Fund’s programs in Africa. At our Karisoke...Read More
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, we have been running...Read More
On the morning of Sept. 27, Dian Fossey Gorillas Fund trackers found 24-year-old silverback leader Vuba in critical condition when...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff joined Rwanda park authorities and others on a visit to the site of Dian Fossey’s...Read More
Dian Fossey: Pioneering Field Scientist
Faced with the difficult task of studying the rare and elusive mountain gorillas, Dian Fossey had to develop and refine special techniques, including imitating their behavior and drawing pictures of their “noseprints” for clear identification.