In DRC, community ownership of forests helps guard the Grauer’s gorilla

The Congolese government has officially recognized community ownership of a conservation area linking two national parks in the Democratic Republic of Congo, giving hope for the survival of the Grauer’s gorilla, a critically endangered species. The gorilla, found only in DRC, faces threats from habitat loss, poaching for bushmeat, and the effects of lingering civil … Continue reading In DRC, community ownership of forests helps guard the Grauer’s gorilla