Navigation Links
Uganda's mountain gorillas increase in number

ed at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.

Researchers were encouraged by the overall growth of the population, showing an annual increase of one percent over the past decade. The age composition of the population shows a healthy distribution of adult and immature classes, including infants and juveniles. Other findings are that gorillas are not using the eastern side of the park, a possible result of human disturbances there. Particularly encouraging, however, is that one group of gorillas are starting to use the northern sector of the park for the first time in living memory.

Bwindi is also home to a thriving gorilla ecotourism program, which generates much needed foreign revenue for Uganda annually by bringing paying travelers into the company of mountain gorillas. Four of the 30 family groups are habituated for tourism, or conditioned to tolerate the presence of humans for short durations.

The other mountain gorilla stronghold is located just south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the Virunga Volcanoes on the borders of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The last census of the Virunga gorilla population in 2003 revealed 380 gorillas, up from 324 individuals counted in the previous census in 1989. In spite of incursions by farmers and rebels into the parks, and a few recent poaching events, Virungas?mountain gorillas are persisting as well, thanks to sustained conservation efforts by the guards and staff members within that landscape. The current total of mountain gorillas at both locations brings the worldwide tally to approximately 720 individual animals.
'"/>

Source:Wildlife Conservation Society


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Did ABCs cause Ugandas fall in HIV rates?
2. First surveys of Tanzanian mountains reveal 160+ animal species, including new & endemic
3. New bird discovered on unexplored Columbian mountain
4. Canadas new government invests $200M in the fight against the mountain pine beetle
5. Retrovirus struck ancestors of chimpanzees and gorillas millions of years ago, but did not affect ancestral humans
6. Poaching, logging, and outbreaks of Ebola threaten central African gorillas and chimpanzees
7. Bronx Zoo bears are new Samsonite gorillas
8. Wild gorillas carriers of a SIV virus close to the AIDS virus
9. Ebola-outbreak kills 5000 gorillas
10. Ebola outbreaks killing thousands of gorillas and chimpanzees
11. Boosting HIV screening can increase survival and is cost effective
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Uganda mountain gorillas increase number

(Date:7/31/2015)... 2015 La 10e Conférence internationale sur ... par le BGI du 22 au 25 octobre ... Chine. La conférence célèbre son 10e ... l,ICG est devenue l,une des réunions annuelles mondiales ... et c,est aussi la plus dynamique, la plus ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... China , 31. Juli 2015 Die 10. ... wird von BGI veranstaltet und findet vom 22. ... China , statt. Die ... Seit ihrem Start 2006 ist die ICG weltweit ... „omik" geworden. Sie ist eines der dynamischsten, enthusiastischsten ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... July 31, 2015 The 10 th International ... by BGI from October 22-25, 2015, in Shenzhen ... conference is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this year. Since ... world,s most influential annual meetings in the ,omics, fields, and ... gatherings. ICG-10 focuses on recent breakthroughs and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 2La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 3Die 10. internationale Konferenz zu Genomik (ICG-10) beginnt im Oktober 2Die 10. internationale Konferenz zu Genomik (ICG-10) beginnt im Oktober 3The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) to Open in October 2
... CITY, Calif., May 22, 2012   DigitalPersona, Inc. ... access management solutions, today announced CDS Monarch has ... U.are.U® Fingerprint Keyboards to provide secure ... CDS Monarch is now able to more accurately ...
... D(ABMM), Professor Emerita, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, ... Distinguished Service Award for her years of volunteer service to ... career in clinical microbiology, Baron has been the heart and ... Director of Research and Development, North America, for bioMrieux, Inc., ...
... is available in German . , Castor oil ... used in ancient times with pregnant women to induce labour. Only ... Lung Research succeeded in unravelling the mysteries of the action mechanism. ... the intestine and uterus is apparently responsible. This is activated by ...
Cached Biology News:CDS Monarch Deploys DigitalPersona Strong Authentication Solutions for Secure Access to Electronic Medical Records 2CDS Monarch Deploys DigitalPersona Strong Authentication Solutions for Secure Access to Electronic Medical Records 3The American Society for Microbiology honors Ellen Jo Baron 2The American Society for Microbiology honors Ellen Jo Baron 3G protein-coupled receptor mediates the action of castor oil 2G protein-coupled receptor mediates the action of castor oil 3
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... R-Biopharm is proud to announce the ... in foods, has been accepted by AOAC International as Official First Action method. ... Cereal-Based Products by R5 Competitive ELISA,” based on a specific monoclonal antibody to ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ATLANTA , July 30, 2015 ... leaders to the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & ... from July 26–30. The meeting showcased revolutionary ... improves the ability of healthcare providers to diagnose ... get effective medical treatment. As ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... Vieillard as Sales & Marketing Director. , With more than 25 years ... responsible for reinforcing Tronics’ business development activities worldwide. He brings to the company ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Washington , July 30, 2015 ... Market, by Product (Software, Molecular Modeling, PB/PK, PKPD, Trial ... Discovery & Development, Preclinical, Clinical Trial), by End Users ... Biosimulation Market is expected to reach USD 2,107.99 million ... a CAGR of 15.29%. Browse more ...
Breaking Biology Technology:RIDASCREEN® Competitve Gliadin Receives AOAC Official First Action Status 2Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 2Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 3Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 4Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 3Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 4
... Capital Growth and Research held their conference at Grainger Hall. ... way to attract venture capital to Wisconsin, according to the ... conference on Friday at UW-Madisons Grainger Hall. , ,We believe ... John Neis , a senior partner at Venture ...
... are entering into a major war. We must take ... we have already entered a new front line where ... this brand-new mega-search-engine-driven e-commerce marketplace. , ,E-commerce is causing ... the front lines know exactly who is winning and ...
... Communications , a Minnesota firm that makes networking products ... InfiniBand market. InfiniBand, a type of low-latency network, is ... it an edge over Ethernet. , ,For Small Tree, ... Apple market, the product represents a new direction. , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Wisconsin investors seek regional partners and informed legislature 2Wisconsin investors seek regional partners and informed legislature 3Global branding is now a war 2Global branding is now a war 3Global branding is now a war 4Small Tree brings InfiniBand to Apple Xserve G5 clusters 2Small Tree brings InfiniBand to Apple Xserve G5 clusters 3
... OxyBURST Green reagent (F-2902) was developed in ... to permit measurement of the kinetics of ... oxidative burst directly in the phagovacuole.2 The ... bovine serum albumin (BSA) that has been ...
anti-dansyl, rabbit IgG fraction *1 mg/mL* Secondary Detection; Anti-Dye and Anti-Hapten Antibodies...
MOUSE ANTI RAT RT1Bu / MOUSE Ia:BIOTIN Immunogen: Rat thymocyte membrane glycoproteins...
MOUSE ANTI RAT RT1Bu Immunogen: Rat thymocyte membrane glycoproteins...
Biology Products: