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The last stand of the gorilla : environmental crime and conflict in the Congo basin : a rapid response assessment

Author: C Nellemann; Ian Redmond; Johannes Refisch; United Nations Environment Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
Publisher: Arendal, Norway : United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This report, based on evidence submitted to the UN Security Council, field investigations, interviews and scientific data indicates that the gorillas in the Greater Congo Basin are at even greater risk than expected less than a decade ago. Illegal mining, logging, charcoal and a rise in the bushmeat trade are intensifying pressure on great apes including gorillas. In 2002, UNEP assessed that 10% of gorilla habitat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: EBooks (www)
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Nellemann; Ian Redmond; Johannes Refisch; United Nations Environment Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
ISBN: 9788277010762 8277010761
OCLC Number: 642908252
Notes: Title from PDF title page.
Description: 1 online resource (86 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; digital file (PDF)
Responsibility: Christian Nellemann, editor in chief ; Ian Redmond, Johannes Refisch [eds].

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Gorillas may disappear across much of the Congo Basin by the mid 2020s unless action is taken to protect against poaching and habitat destruction warns a new report issued by UNEP and INTERPOL. This  Read more...

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