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Emmanuel de Mérode: Protecting Congo's Mountain Gorillas in a War Zone

Christina M. Russo | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Christina M. Russo

"We stay with them when there's fighting, when there's a lot of gunfire or artillery fire. And they don't move... With the mountain gorillas in the forest, it's almost certainly the same thing -- they get on with their lives, but they don't move away from the fighting."

Mountain Gorillas and Humanity Face Breaking Point in Eastern Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Intense fighting between rebel factions and the Congolese army spread to Virunga Park this week, threatening a critical UNESCO world heritage site and the endangered mountain gorillas.

Congo Volcano Still Active: Goma Planning While Lava Flow Approaches Road

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Friends and officials in Goma are reporting that the Nyamulagira volcano is still erupting and that the water supplies and air are contaminated with soot.

Congo: Midwives Transform Trash Into Hope

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Since Secretary Clinton ended her African trip, the news cycle has seemingly abandoned the women of Congo.