Monthly Archives: May 2009

“Thank you Aide-Kivu”

I am posting this on behalf of Tuver, who works for the Gorilla Organisation Fuel-efficient stove project.  Hi, this is Tuver Mme. Solange Kavira, a resident of Katoy neighborhood in the city of Goma, arrived on Monday 4th May 2009 at the Office of Aide- Kivu on Masisi Avenue in the town of Goma to […]

Year of the Gorilla Ambassador Ian Redmond (OBE)’s first YoG-Blog

May 4, 2009: My apologies! It’s rather late in the year for the first YoG-blog from your roving Ambassador, but I’m seizing the moment en route for Graz in Austria, where I’m giving a talk tomorrow at a museum with a gorilla-themed art installation (see more info).  My missions for YoG have been going well, […]

Over 300 gorillas killed annually in Congo

A new and shocking report by the Endangered Species International (ESI) reveals that over 300 gorillas are killed and sold for meat annually at Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Congo.  Using undercover methods at key markets in the city of Pointe Noire in 2008 and early 2009, ESI found that 95 percent of […]