Cameroon: Elephant Poachers Captured


The link below is to an article on the arrest of a number of poachers linked to the slaughter of elephants in Cameroon. We have been following news on the crisis in Cameroon and though the reported arrest of poachers is good news, the damage has already been done.

For more visit:
http://www.earthweek.com/2012/ew120330/ew120330c.html

Advertisements

Cameroon: Army Sent in to Protect Elephants


The link below is to an article reporting on the continuing crisis in Cameroon’s Bouba Ndjida National Park, with poachers decimating the park’s elephant population.

For more visit:
http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?203763

Cameroon: Bouba Ndjida National Park – Elephant Death Toll Grows


The link below is to an article reporting on the rising death toll among elephants being poached in Cameroon’s Bouba Ndjida National Park. It is a tragic situation facing Cameroon.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0229-hance_elephant_cameroon.html

Cameroon: Bouba Ndjida National Park – Ivory Poaching


The Cameroon government has a crisis on its hands, with an increase in the number of elephants being killed for their ivory. The elephant population in Cameroon is falling and the elephant may soon be lost to the country. There is thought to be less than 5000 elephants left in the country – with as few as 1000 elephants a possibility.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0217-elephant_massacre_cameroon.html

Cameroon: Western Lowland Gorillas Thriving


There is good news coming out from Cameroon in Africa. The Western Lowland Gorilla population in Deng Deng National Park is thriving.

For more visit:
http://news.discovery.com/animals/gorilla-haven-found-in-cameroon-110328.html