Virunga National Park

World News
"It is the only responsible decision that we can make under the current circumstances," the park's warden said.
World News
"It is unacceptable that Virunga’s rangers continue to pay the highest price in defense of our common heritage."
World News
Gunmen kidnapped the journalist and several others on Friday.
Green
At least 152 Virunga workers have died defending the critically endangered primates over the past two decades.
The WorldPost
More than 150 wildlife rangers have died on the job in the last 20 years.
Green
This stunning photograph of a murdered silverback gorilla proves that, when it comes to grieving, there's no difference between
Environment
Mélanie Gouby discusses her professional involvement with the Virunga project as well as her emotional attachment to the region she got to know so well.
Impact
I am always filled with sadness to leave Congo and our work here. With each trip (four for me now), I feel more and more
Impact
All I could think about was thank god I was not in Congo when this happened for, as amazing as our medical partners are there, there is much still that is needed to bring medicine up to western standards.
Environment
Conservation is indeed a dangerous business, and will stay that way as long as we provide an incentive for those driven by greed to eliminate those who stand in their way.
Environment
KINSHASA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday it is opposed to London-based oil company Soco International
The World Post
Surrounded by smoke, the volcano -- located in the eastern Virunga National Park -- was still erupting but posed no threat
Environment
Ramer writes in her blog: The baby was curled into a tight ball in Christian’s arms and was looking fearfully at his new
Environment
WATCH relocating a silverback gorilla: In this stunning video from the folks at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic
Environment
Robert Williams wants to help recover the dwindling population of mountain gorillas, and along the way, help save the Congo
Impact
In July 2007, Senkwekwe, a majestic silverback mountain gorilla and four members of his family were killed by rebel militias in the besieged Congolese park. A forest sanctuary is being built in his name. Let's help.
Environment
"The fighting continues to spread in all directions, the rangers have lost control of the southern sector of the park... We