Rwanda’s Tourism Compliments Conservation & Community Growth

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October 21, 2016
Rwanda’s Tourism Compliments Conservation & Community Growth

Despite the past misconceptions concerning tourism and conservation in Rwanda, the two have now been balanced and tourism compliments conservation and community development projects . It is a mystical and humbling experience spending an hour with the mountain gorillas in the wild; no single experience can be compared to mountain gorilla tourism. Presently, gorilla trekking…

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Measures being taken to conserve Mountain Gorillas in Africa

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June 29, 2016
Measures being taken to conserve Mountain Gorillas in Africa

Mountain gorillas are listed as critically endangered by the international union for conservation of nature because of the fact that their numbers left in the wild are shrinking. Today the Worldwide Fund for nature (WWF) estimates about 880 individuals surviving only in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the time of Dian Fossey,…

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How responsible is gorilla trekking?

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March 7, 2016
How responsible is gorilla trekking?

Trekking with mountain gorillas in Africa takes travelers hiking through dense forest in East and central Africa in the Virunga conservation region stretching within borders of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda. Gorilla tracking in Africa takes a group of 8 visitors in search for an assigned gorilla group guided by local expert tour guides, escorted by…

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What you didn’t know about Africa’s mountain gorillas

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November 27, 2015
What you didn’t know about Africa’s mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas are apes under the primates’ family that inhabit the forested Virunga Mountains in northwestern Rwanda, southeastern democratic republic of Congo and south western Uganda and those of Bwindi impenetrable forest. Mountain gorillas are very endangered species with only 900 of them estimated to be remaining on earth and they can only be viewed…

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