Leonardo DiCaprio launches a fund to protect Virunga National Park in Congo; Elisabetta Scuri; LifeGate

Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has contributed two million dollars to a fund to protect Virunga National Park in Congo from threats such as terrorism, the coronavirus and poaching.

Source: Leonardo DiCaprio launches a fund to protect Virunga National Park in Congo – LifeGate

Leonardo DiCaprio Funds Virunga National Park During Pandemic; Eliza Erskine; One Green Planet

Noted environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio is supporting Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo through Earth Alliance. The park made headlines earlier in the year when multiple park rangers were attacked and killed in the park.

Source: Leonardo DiCaprio Funds Virunga National Park During Pandemic – One Green Planet

Leonardo DiCaprio launches $2 million fund to protect Africa’s heritage gorilla park; Totally Vegan Buzz

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Coronavirus Covid-19: Gorillas at risk from deadly disease; Rodney Muhumuza; AP

Conservationists are warning of the risk to Africa’s endangered mountain gorilla.

Source: Coronavirus Covid-19: Gorillas at risk from deadly disease

Aww: Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom; Cyber Breeze

We all know that losing a parent can be one of the most tragic days of a person’s life. This photo that was taken by photographer Phil Moore shows us that that the feelings of loss and sadness that come with losing a mother aren’t limited to the human species. Read on to find out.

Source: Aww: Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom

10 Amazing and Popular Tourist Attractions in Africa; Emeka Chigozie; Answers Africa

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

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5 of Africa’s best national parks; Olivia Yasukwa & Torera Idowu; CNN

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

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

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

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.

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Endangered Beauty in Virunga National Park; Barry Egan; To Travel Is To Live

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest and an UNESCO World Heritage Site, categorized as ‘endangered’. Originally founded by King Albert I of Belgium.

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Visit and Experience these 6 Incredible Animals Before it’s Too Late; Carrie Pallardy; Lifestyle And Travel

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