Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rwanda’s mountain gorilla babies named at Kwita Izina

Hi, this is Tuver, So, the seventh Kwita Izina has now come to an end, and what an exciting few days it has been! It was so inspiring to see so many people come together to celebrate these latest additions to Rwanda’s mountain gorilla population. After the serious nature of the opening day’s conference, where […]

Kwita Izina gorilla naming festival gets underway!

Hi, this is Tuver, The seventh Kwita Izina gorilla naming is now underway in Kigali, Rwanda, with a specially-themed conservation conference kicking off this year’s event. Over the next few days, the Gorilla Organization will join government officials, NGO workers, conservationists and regional wildlife authorities in celebrating and naming the 22 mountain gorillas born over […]

Pedal-powered gorilla films a real hit in Uganda

Hi, this is Tuver, While many of the communities situated on the edge of the Virunga Massif don’t have access to electricity, this doesn’t mean that people living around the protected area can’t see films about their endangered cousins. In fact, thanks to the pedal-powered cinemas we’re running with the Great Apes Film Initiative (GAFI), […]