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Long-term changes in the ecological factors surrounding the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park
In 2000, MacArthur Foundation identified the Albertine Rift as an area of global importance for biodiversity conservation and it became a focal region for our Conservation and Sustainable Development program. We supported ...
Development and gorillas?
(International Institute for Environment and Development, 2010)
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are two afromontane forests considered as extremely important biodiversity areas, with global significance, due to their population of highly endangered ...
Forest Fire Prevention and Control in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, South West Uganda
(Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation – Ecological Monitoring Programme, 2000)
Worldwide, extensive tracts of tropical rain forests are burnt during El Nino droughts. Severe dro ughts have occurred previously without causing such extensive fires. This extensive burning is a result of forests becoming ...
Impact of Water Harvesting on Kabiranyuma Swamp, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Southwest Uganda
Kabiranyuma swamp is one of the rarest afromontane swamp habitats in Uganda. The swamp is a major source of water for the Kabiranyuma Gravity Water Scheme that supplies water to over 21,000 people around Mgahinga Gorilla ...
Harvesting of wild climbers, food security and ecological implications in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, S.W uganda
(Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust, 2019-01)
Humans have harvested wild climbers from forests for subsistence and commercial use for thousands of years. In the early four decades, wild climbers were considered a “nuisance” by foresters claiming they suppressed timber ...