Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bush Meat Crisis

Bush Meat Crisis in Uganda!

A report into conservation in Uganda has detailed that there is a bush meat crisis caused by the hunting of game in protected areas that is being swept under the carpet in conservation circles.
The study has been called ‘Wildlife Conservation and Bush Meat Crisis Survey’ and, unlike the guilty parties hunting the game animals, they [...]

Kwita Izina

Kwita Izina 2013!

Kwita Izina, the Rwandan ceremony of giving a name to a newborn baby gorilla, is a welcome tradition for local Rwandese. The event is a celebration of the success of Gorilla conservation through the actual naming of the newly borns. It highlights one of Rwanda’s main attractions, while educating the public about Mountain Gorilla conservation [...]