The Vanishing Treasures project aims to address the climate and biodiversity crisis in three mountain areas home to iconic endangered species: the mountain gorilla in the Virunga (Rwanda and Uganda), the snow leopard [...]
Mountain gorillas are in a unique situation: thanks to intensive conservation efforts by Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo, they are the only great ape subspecies, whose numbers are growing. However, their future remains [...]
Thanks to intensive conservation efforts, the total number of mountain gorillas has risen from 480 in 2010 to 604 in 2016, a record number ever documented in the Massif. In addition to Virunga, the other area hosting mountain gorillas...