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Two Weeks in the Forest: Congolese Students Join Us in Nkuba

Earlier this year, 10 Congolese university students joined us at our base in Nkuba to get first-hand experience in...
June 11, 2021

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...
July 27, 2021

Gorilla Journal Newsletter June 2021

July 27, 2021

Gorilla Journal Newsletter March 2021

June 16, 2021

Two Weeks in the Forest: Congolese Students Join Us in Nkuba

Earlier this year, 10 Congolese university students joined us at our base in Nkuba to get first-hand experience in...
June 11, 2021

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...

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Fossey Fund locates more gorillas in Congo’s Maiko National Park

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has completed a wildlife survey of an area of Maiko National Park in the Democratic …

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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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Baby Boom: Naming the gorillas of 2020

2020 was a rough year for people across the globe. Here at the Fossey Fund, we changed our work protocols …

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Building a Garden Out of Gorilla Poop

Not far from the village of Nkuba, in a remote area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the …

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Violent Encounters Between Gorillas Slow Population Growth Rate

November 4, 2020 (ATLANTA) – As wildlife populations decline around the globe, understanding the natural and human-induced factors that influence …

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Fossey Fund Expands Protection Work With Support from IUCN

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began to spread in March, the Fossey Fund’s protection work in and around Rwanda’s Volcanoes …

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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 Conservationists are …

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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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Fossey Fund locates more gorillas in Congo’s Maiko National Park

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has completed a wildlife survey of an area of Maiko National Park in the Democratic …

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Gorilla Behavior

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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Ellen Degeneres Campus

The Making of a Green Campus

Five decades ago Dian Fossey set up camp in the forests of Rwanda and began the critical scientific research and …

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Congo

Good News for Grauer’s Gorillas

Just in time for Earth Day, Congolese government moves to strengthen protections for this critically endangered great ape Conservationists are …

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Congo

Fossey Fund locates more gorillas in Congo’s Maiko National Park

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has completed a wildlife survey of an area of Maiko National Park in the Democratic …

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Saving Water, Saving Gorillas

March 22 is World Water Day, an annual United Nations event started in 1993 to focus on the importance of …

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Baby Boom: Naming the gorillas of 2020

2020 was a rough year for people across the globe. Here at the Fossey Fund, we changed our work protocols …

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Welcoming new members to our DRC team.

We are pleased to welcome Frederik Van de Perre, Ph.D., and Constance Fastré, Ph.D., to our DRC team! Frederik completed …

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