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

Article: Australia Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Network


The link below is to another article covering Australia’s plan to protect large areas of our coastline with a Marine Park network.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2012/06/australia-creates-worlds-largest-marine-reserve-network/

India: Namdapha Tiger Reserve


The link below is to an article reporting on how camera traps in Namdapha Tiger Reserve have confirmed that the reserve is still inhabited by tigers and elephants. Previously it was thought to be largely ’empty’ due to poaching.

For more, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0415-hance_namdapha_cameratraps.html

Niger: Termit and Tin Toumma Nature and Culture Reserve Established in the Sahara Desert


The link below is to an article reporting on the establishment of a massive reserve in the Sahara Desert by Niger.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0307-hance_termit_niger.html

Colombia: Reserve to Preserve the Golden Poison Frog


The link below is to an article reporting on the establishment of a reseve in Colombia to help preserve the Golden Poison Frog which is threatened with extinction.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0305-hance_goldenpoisonfrog.html

Peru: New Amazonian Reserve Established – Maijuna Reserve


The following is an article reporting on the creation of a new reserve in the Amazon known as the Maijuna Reserve. The new reserve in Peru protects 390 000 hectares of the Amazon and the homeland of the Maijuna people.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0207-hance_maijunareserve.html

Peru: Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Under Threat


The Peruvian government is planning to abolish a reserve that protects the territory of an as yet uncontacted Amazon tribe in Peru. Thankfully the tribes territory extends into Brazil and this section of their territory appears safe for the time being.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0601-survival_murunahua.html