Mountain gorillas thriving – but a new threat is looming

Although numbers are up, plans for oil exploitation could seriously affect them.

The Guardian

Last updated on 11 September 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Rwanda
Uganda
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Industry and production
Agriculture and hunting
Habitat loss and degradation
Energy production and mining
Infrastructure and service corridors
Logging and unsustainable harvesting
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals