July 30, 2018

PLANNING FOR YOUR GORILLA ADVENTURE IN VIRUNGA

August 11, 2018

PROPOSED MOVE BY DRC TO ALLOW OIL DRILLING IN NATIONAL PARKS CONDEMNED BY CONSERVATIONISTS, WORLD PRESS

On June 30, 2018 it was reported widely that the Democratic Republic of Congo government is looking into whether to allow oil exploration in two protected […]
January 27, 2018

RAY OF HOPE FOR MARGINALIZED BATWA COMMUNITIES OF UGANDA AND DR CONGO

RAY OF HOPE FOR MARGINALIZED BATWA COMMUNITIES OF UGANDA AND DR CONGO The Batwa are a historically nomadic and forest-dwelling community of hunters and gatherers. They’re […]
January 27, 2018

RENEWED HOPE FOR GOMA CHILDREN AFTER THE WAR

Forty five third-graders, all of them in uniforms of white shirts and navy pants or skirts for girls sit behind their desks. Their teacher holds up […]
December 28, 2017

SHEDDING THE PAST

Janvier Pierre Munezero’s life has been an arduous struggle to escape from poverty ever since he was born in 1982 in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of […]
August 11, 2018

STOP THIS! ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR A HALT TO DRC-CHINA WILDLIFE BILATERAL MOVE

It was recently announced that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is soon to export multiple species of protected but endangered wildlife. These include 12 gorillas, […]
August 11, 2018

SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AFFECTING GREAT LAKES REGION

The Great Lakes region of Africa consists of five basins: Lake Tanganyika basin, Lake Victoria basin, Upper Nile basin, Lake Malawi basin and Lake Turkana basin. […]
August 11, 2018

THE CHIMPS FINALLY HAVE THEIR DAY !!!!!!!

According to Jane Goodall's online journal "GOOD FOR ALL NEWS", after years of planning and wishing, today we finally announce the creation of the FIRST EVER […]
August 11, 2018

The future of wildlife and habitat that they depend on is being destroyed

Virunga Programs· #InternationalConservationConference #SaveWildlifeDRC #SaveVirunga #Salonga #SaveGorillaHabitat #YourViewsMatter #5-11/11/2018 #MgahingaNP The future of wildlife and habitat that they depend on is being destroyed. Its time to make […]
August 3, 2018

WE SHOULD UNDERTAKE MEASURES TO IMPROVE SECURITY IN AND AROUND VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK

The Virunga National Park authority made the drastic but a significant decision in May 2018 to close it in the wake of the tragic incident earlier […]
August 3, 2018

WHY WE SHOULD INVOLVE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY IN CONSERVATION

The good news about conservation success is becoming rare nowadays. That’s why when it was recently announced that the population of the mountain gorillas living in […]