Democratic Republic of Congo: Poachers Kill Six Rangers


The link below is to an article reporting on the deaths of six rangers in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo by poachers.

For more visit:
https://e360.yale.edu/digest/six-killed-in-virunga-national-parks-deadliest-attack-to-date

Mountain Gorilla Protection Extended


The link below is to an article that reports on further efforts to protect the Mountain Gorilla.

For more visit:
http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?uNewsID=219222

The Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of Congo


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1210-pham-bonobos-in-congo-seed-dispursal.html

Democratic Republic of Congo: Upemba National Park


The link below is to an article reporting on a very exciting project – the rehabilitation of the Upemba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0919-hance-deverell-upemba-interview.html

Democratic Republic of Congo: New Monkey Species Discovered


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new monkey species in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as the Lesula.

For more visit:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/09/13/new-monkey-discovered-in-the-congo/

Article: Democratic Republic of Congo – Massacre


The link below is to a disturbing report of a massacre at the Okapi Wildlife Reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Six people were killed and 13 endangered Okapi were slaughtered by Mai Mai Simba Rebels in retaliation for anti-poaching and illegal mining activities inside the reserve.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0629-okapi-massacre.html