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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Lost and Found in Uganda

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 09.10.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I'd spent the past couple days gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This afternoon, I decided to go wandering around Kanungu instead. I walked down through a valley, and across the Munyanga River towards the forest.

Birth Control and the Human-Wildlife Connection

John Seager | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
John Seager

Champions of fossil fuels and others have long tried to frame the debate as a choice between either helping humans or helping the environment. But they're shortsighted and wrong. Helping humans helps the environment.

The Gorillas of Bwindi - Dr. Gladys and CTPH

Turk Pipkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

Spend a few days photographing mountain gorillas and you quickly learn that it takes a lot of greenery to fuel a 400-pound vegetarian.

Gorilla Trekking on the Cheap

Liz Zipse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Liz Zipse

The closer we traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, where the majority of the world's mountain gorillas live, the more interested we became in seeing them, and so we did some research on less costly alternatives to the typical tours. What we found saved us hundreds of dollars.

Visiting Uganda's Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Park rules permit 24 people per day to hike into the mountains in search of one of several family groups. Once discovered, the humans are allowed to stay with the gorillas for just twenty minutes.

Endangered Gorillas: Only 700 Left In Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, an area in Uganda along the country's borders with Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a small population ...

Congo's Gorilla Rangers Allowed To Return To Virunga National Park (Video)

Treehugger | Matthew McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I don't know if you saw the post from a couple weeks ago about when rangers at Congo's Virunga National Park, home to about 200 endangered mountain go...

Violence In Congo Reaches Gorillas Deep In Forest

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The escalating violence in Congo had chased wildlife rangers deep into the wilderness weeks ago, and had long threatened to encroach upon the gorillas...

Bwindi Gorillas Increasingly Threatened By Human Conflict

VBS.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VBS.tv just put up another excellent travel video series focusing on the gorilla population in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where the borders of Ug...