A park supported by the Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the ‘courage and bravery’ of the wildlife rangers killed in an ambush.
Gunmen kill rangers working in national park home to critically endangered mountain gorillas; Tom Batchelor; Independent
Ambushed officers ‘taken by surprise and had no opportunity to defend themselves’…
At least six rangers in DR Congo’s Virunga national park, famous for its mountain gorillas, were killed in an attack officials blamed on a militia group.
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From sheltering some of the globe’s most endangered species to showcasing astonishing patterns of migration, Africa’s national parks are among the world’s most spectacular.
Ex-Child Soldier Wins Goldman Environmental Prize For Protecting Virunga Park And Its Gorillas; Sasha Ingber; NPR
Rodrigue Katembo has quite a resume: child soldier, park ranger, undercover agent, friend of gorillas and elephants. And now, he is a Goldman Environmental Prize winner.
Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest and an UNESCO World Heritage Site, categorized as ‘endangered’. Originally founded by King Albert I of Belgium.