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Newly Discovered Congo Gorillas Brighten Conservation Picture

Newly Discovered Congo Gorillas Brighten Conservation Picture

EDINBURGH, Scotland, August 5, 2008 (ENS) – Unknown to the outside world, more than 125,000 endangered western lowland gorillas have sheltered in the remote northern forests of the Republic of Congo in Central Africa, the Wildlife Conservation Society revealed today. Documented by WCS and Congolese scientists, the discovery of these imperiled animals shows that there…

African Development Bank to Fund Congo Forest Conservation

African Development Bank to Fund Congo Forest Conservation

TUNIS, Tunisia, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – The African Development Bank Group is planning to invest US$814 million in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management in Central Africa’s Congo Basin, the group’s president announced today. Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka made the pledge at a two day conference on financing mechanisms for the sustainable management…