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June 17, 2022

Gorillas adjusting to silverback death

When silverback gorilla group leader Mafunzo died in April, Fossey Fund staff were concerned, because he was the only...
June 16, 2022

Celebrating gorillas on World Environmental Day

All types of conservation action can help save gorillas, so the Fossey Fund works with people to help raise...
June 16, 2022

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have...
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates Campus
June 8, 2022

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates the New Ellen DeGeneres Campus

$15 million project represents investment in conservation, capacity building, equity and tourism Pictured left to right: MASS Design CEO...
June 17, 2022

Gorillas adjusting to silverback death

When silverback gorilla group leader Mafunzo died in April, Fossey Fund staff were concerned, because he was the only...
June 16, 2022

Celebrating gorillas on World Environmental Day

All types of conservation action can help save gorillas, so the Fossey Fund works with people to help raise...
June 16, 2022

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have...
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates Campus
June 8, 2022

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates the New Ellen DeGeneres Campus

$15 million project represents investment in conservation, capacity building, equity and tourism Pictured left to right: MASS Design CEO...

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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group. Gorilla Protection

Celebrating the life of silverback gorilla Mafunzo

Silverback gorilla Mafunzo was strong but loving. With just over 1,000 mountain gorillas remaining, every individual is critical to their …

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5 Things Friday

Mother’s Day

Fact 1: Gorillas are super-moms! Like other primates, gorilla mothers have very strong bonds with their infants and provide complete …

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Congo

Press Release: Our work in DR Congo expands by 50%

On Earth Day, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announces 50% expansion of community forests protecting critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in eastern …

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Grauers gorilla caught on camera trap Biodiversity

Say Cheese!

Camera traps help us study Grauer’s gorillas and other endangered animals in Nkuba. The Congo Basin holds the second largest …

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Gorilla Infants

Twenty-Four Baby Gorillas to be Named During Kwita Izina 2021

This September 24, we mark not just World Gorilla Day, but Kwita Izina, Rwanda’s annual gorilla naming ceremony. Kwita Izina, …

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Congo

New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led by …

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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Gorillas adjusting to silverback death

When silverback gorilla group leader Mafunzo died in April, Fossey Fund staff were concerned, because he was the only silverback …

Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Celebrating gorillas on World Environmental Day

All types of conservation action can help save gorillas, so the Fossey Fund works with people to help raise awareness …

Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have many …

Read More
Mushrooms for harvesting to save gorillas Congo

Growing mushrooms can help people and gorillas

We know that for conservation to be successful it must also address the needs of the human communities that share …

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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group. Gorilla Protection

Celebrating the life of silverback gorilla Mafunzo

Silverback gorilla Mafunzo was strong but loving. With just over 1,000 mountain gorillas remaining, every individual is critical to their …

Read More
5 Things Friday

Mother’s Day

Fact 1: Gorillas are super-moms! Like other primates, gorilla mothers have very strong bonds with their infants and provide complete …

Read More

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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have many …

Read More
Mushrooms for harvesting to save gorillas Congo

Growing mushrooms can help people and gorillas

We know that for conservation to be successful it must also address the needs of the human communities that share …

Read More
Bee Congo

Beekeeping can help save gorillas

“Sweet” program supports families and protects habitat biodiversity Though undeniably tiny in comparison with a 400-pound silverback gorilla, bees are …

Read More
Congo

Press Release: Our work in DR Congo expands by 50%

On Earth Day, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announces 50% expansion of community forests protecting critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in eastern …

Read More
Grauers gorilla caught on camera trap Biodiversity

Say Cheese!

Camera traps help us study Grauer’s gorillas and other endangered animals in Nkuba. The Congo Basin holds the second largest …

Read More
The common waxbill has a beautiful and distinctive red beak. Biodiversity

Tracking Birds to Save Gorillas

New study examines possible link between climate change and bird habitat changes Our mission is to protect gorillas. To do …

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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Gorillas adjusting to silverback death

When silverback gorilla group leader Mafunzo died in April, Fossey Fund staff were concerned, because he was the only silverback …

Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Celebrating gorillas on World Environmental Day

All types of conservation action can help save gorillas, so the Fossey Fund works with people to help raise awareness …

Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have many …

Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates Campus Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Dedicates the New Ellen DeGeneres Campus

$15 million project represents investment in conservation, capacity building, equity and tourism Pictured left to right: MASS Design CEO – …

Read More
Mushrooms for harvesting to save gorillas Congo

Growing mushrooms can help people and gorillas

We know that for conservation to be successful it must also address the needs of the human communities that share …

Read More
Bee Congo

Beekeeping can help save gorillas

“Sweet” program supports families and protects habitat biodiversity Though undeniably tiny in comparison with a 400-pound silverback gorilla, bees are …

Read More

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