[i]n 2011, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) convened conservation partners to develop a conservation action plan for great apes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with financial support from the Arcus Foundation. The main goal of this initiative was to identify critical threats to gorillas, chimpanzees and their habitats in the landscape, and to develop conservation strategies to address these threats. Emphasis was placed on activities at a systemic and strategic level that could add value to the large-scale planning effort vis-à-vis site-level efforts.
Friday, April 12, 2013
IUCN Report Released: Grauer’s Gorillas and Chimpanzees in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), "the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization," released its, Grauer’s Gorillas and Chimpanzees in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Kahuzi-Biega, Maiko, Tayna and Itombwe Landscape): Conservation Action Plan 2012-2022 (2013). The 74-page publication is available here, as a downloadable pdf. According to the abstract,
Posted by Taryn Rucinski at 1:50 PM
Labels: Conservation, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gorillas, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)