TITLE

Meet the Relatives

AUTHOR(S)
Langreth, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/7/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of ecotourism to save the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was two researchers working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bill Weber and Amy Vedder, who pioneered the idea of using ecotourism as a way to save the animals. Thanks to ecotourism, 700 of these giant beasts are alive today, wedged into small parks surrounded by subsistence farms In one of the most populated parts of Africa.
ACCESSION #
28394159

 

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