Gorillas are some of our closest relatives in the wild, but today they're in trouble. This World Gorilla Day, Monday, Sept. 24, the challenges for both species are great. As a longtime leader in gorilla conservation, WCS is in position to help. Here's what's been happening.
Massive Study Finds More Gorillas and Chimps Than Expected, But ...
In Western Equatorial Africa, the paper also revealed, 80% live outside protected areas.Act Now
Half of Western Lowland Gorillas May Vanish by 2040
WCS's Fiona Maisels and Samantha Strindberg on what we can do to turn things around.Act Now
Silverback Gorilla Celebrates 40th Birthday in Congo Rainforest
Kingo has been monitored by researchers in Nouabale-Ndoki National Park for 17 years.Act Now
Study Finds Congo's Miners Often Hunt Wildlife for Food
We must strengthen wildlife-friendly mining regulations and increase sustainable food sources.Act Now
The 160-mile road in Nigeria would have been catastrophic for the Cross River gorilla.Act Now
House Vote on Conflict Mineral Transparency
Shining a light is the only way to prevent harm to wildlife and people, writes John Calvelli.Act Now
Will the Ax Fall on Nigeria's National Parks?
A country rich in biodiversity, writes Natalie Ingle in the New York Times, risks losing it.Act Now
Why Hope Remains for the World's Largest Gorillas
Grauer's gorillas are threatened in part by mining for popular minerals, says Andrew Plumptre.Act Now
The Kwita Izina Mountain Gorilla Naming Ceremony
Twenty-two baby Mountain gorillas receive their names at an annual event in Rwanda.Act Now
It Is Up to My Country
Richard Tshombe on the DRC's responsibility to make sure a species doesn't disappear.Act Now
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