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Kids from nature club holding cabbage
December 27, 2021

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time,...
The common waxbill has a beautiful and distinctive red beak.
December 26, 2021

Tracking Birds to Save Gorillas

New study examines possible link between climate change and bird habitat changes Our mission is to protect gorillas. To...
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference.
December 23, 2021

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology...
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas.
November 16, 2021

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers...
Kids from nature club holding cabbage
December 27, 2021

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time,...
The common waxbill has a beautiful and distinctive red beak.
December 26, 2021

Tracking Birds to Save Gorillas

New study examines possible link between climate change and bird habitat changes Our mission is to protect gorillas. To...
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference.
December 23, 2021

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology...
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas.
November 16, 2021

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers...

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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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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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In the Footsteps of the Elusive Grauer’s Gorilla

Unlike their mountain gorilla cousins, only a few of the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas of the Democratic Republic of the …

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Good News for Grauer’s Gorillas

Just in time for Earth Day, Congolese government moves to strengthen protections for this critically endangered great ape https://youtu.be/rmVnMJuvybY Conservationists …

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Gorillas don’t bluff when they chest beat: honest signaling indicates body size

The chest beats given by adult male gorillas reliably indicate their body size, a paper published in Scientific Reports found.  …

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Motherless gorillas beat the odds. For both gorillas and humans, it takes a village to raise a child.

A study by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund shows that gorilla families come together to support young gorillas that lose …

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Kids from nature club holding cabbage Education Programs

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time, students …

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 …

Read More
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) …

Read More
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers spend …

Read More
A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

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On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

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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 …

Read More
A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

Read More
Education Programs

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

Read More
Anti-Poaching

Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families and …

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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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Dian Fossey Fund

On World Photography Day, we’re celebrating our newest photographers

If you’ve been following us for long, you know we have an amazing collection of photographs—not just of gorillas, but …

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Kids from nature club holding cabbage Education Programs

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time, students …

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 …

Read More
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) …

Read More
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers spend …

Read More
A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

Read More
Education Programs

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

Read More

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