Gabon: Minkebe National Park – Elephant Poaching


The link below is to an article that reports on the slaughter of 11 000 elephants in Gabon’s Minkebe National Park to feed the illegal ivory trade.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0206-hance-elephants-minkebe.html

Alaska: Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center – Wood Bison Reintroduced


The link below is to an article reporting on the reintroduction of Wood Bison to Alaska.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/wood-bison-be-reintroduced-alaska.html

Antarctica: Princess Elisabeth Station – Emperor Penguins


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of one of the largest Emperor Penguin colonies found in Antarctica near Princess Elisabeth Station.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130118-emperor-penguin-antarctic-climate-change-animals-science/

Republic of Congo: Ntokou-Pikounda National Park – Protecting Western Lowland Gorillas


The link below is to an article reporting on the creation of the Ntokou-Pikounda National Park in the Republic of Congo, which protects some 15 000 Western Lowland Gorillas.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0131-hance-gorilla-park.html

Bolivia: Llanos de Moxos – The World’s Largest Protected Wetland


The link below is to an article reporting on the largest protected wetland in the world, Bolivia’s Llanos de Moxos.

For more visit:
http://worldwildlife.org/stories/world-s-largest-wetland-declared