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Ugandan Rebels Kill Rangers in Garamba National Park

Ugandan Rebels Kill Rangers in Garamba National Park

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 7, 2009 (ENS) – The headquarters of Garamba National Park in the village of Nagero, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, was attacked Friday by the Ugandan rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Despite resistance by park rangers together with elements from the Congolese Armed Forces, numerous casualties and material damages occurred. A…

Congo Rangers Return to Virunga Gorilla Sector

Congo Rangers Return to Virunga Gorilla Sector

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 21, 2008 (ENS) – More than 120 Park Rangers of the Congolese Wildlife Authority, ICCN, today returned to Virunga National Park – 14 months after fleeing violent hostilities between rebels and government soldiers. The Gorilla Sector of Virunga National Park is inhabited by 200 of the last remaining…

Bush Administration Takes Aim at National Parks Gun Ban

Bush Administration Takes Aim at National Parks Gun Ban

WASHINGTON, DC, May 1, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration on Wednesday announced its intent to shoot down federal rules that prohibit individuals from carrying loaded firearms in U.S. national parks and wildlife refuges. The proposal would permit individuals to carry loaded and concealed weapons if permitted by state laws in the state where the…