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Why was Dian Fossey killed?

Christian Science Monitor - 27 Sep 2017
Only a small crowd of muddy-footed acquaintances, several porters, an American minister, and precious few friends, were able to climb up the mountainsides of Rwanda's Ruhengeri Province in time for the funeral of Dian Fossey. Skip to next paragraph ...
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Golden monkeys in birthing season

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 05 Oct 2017
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has studied golden monkeys in Rwanda for years, because they are a critical part of gorilla habitat and the only other primate living there, as well as a fascinating facet of the forest's biodiversity. They are also an ...
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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 50 Years of Saving Gorillas

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 22 Sep 2017
September 24, 2017, marks 50 years since pioneering scientist Dian Fossey established the Karisoke Research Center in the remote Rwandan forests to study the little-known mountain gorillas. Her legendary work revolutionized the world's understanding of ...
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Dominant, gentle silverback Vuba dies

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 28 Sep 2017
On the morning of Sept. 27, Dian Fossey Gorillas Fund trackers found 24-year-old silverback leader Vuba in critical condition when they arrived for their daily monitoring. He was very still and barely breathing, with other gorillas surrounding him ...
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“Protect their Future” campaign raises more than $128000

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 04 Oct 2017
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, we have been running a special fundraising campaign to raise $100,000 for gorilla protection – all in just one month. We're proud to announce that as of ...
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World Gorilla Day: 7 Amazing Facts You May Not Know

Patch.com - 23 Sep 2017
The inaugural World Gorilla Day on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, celebrates the 15th anniversary of the center continuing the work of Dian Fossey. By Beth Dalbey (Patch National Staff) - Updated Sep 22, 2017 1:22 pm ET ...
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Karisoke anniversary celebrated at Fossey's original site and grave

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 26 Sep 2017
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff joined Rwanda park authorities and others on a visit to the site of Dian Fossey's grave on Sunday, Sept. 24, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Karisoke Research Center. Fossey's gravesite is also the site of her ...
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In Tune With Animals

Valley News - 20 Oct 2017
G rowing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, Sy Montgomery counted primatologists Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey among her role models. Then in September 1984, the then-25-year-old journalist and recent arrival to New Hampshire interviewed Elizabeth ...
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Plight Of Gorillas To Be Highlighted By Head Of Dian Fossey Fund

DNAinfo - 04 Oct 2017
LINCOLN PARK — A leading gorilla expert speaks at Lincoln Park Zoo Thursday on the plight of the great apes in Africa. Tara Stoinski, head of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund named for the renowned gorilla researcher who began her work in Africa 50 years ...
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Studying Grauer's gorilla behaviors

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
Grauer's gorillas, located only in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are among the world's most-endangered primates and have suffered dramatic losses in recent decades, up to about 80 percent. The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is working to help Grauer's ...
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Good news on gorilla group adjusting

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 05 Oct 2017
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff in Rwanda report that the Kuryama gorilla group is doing well, now that young silverback Igihozo has taken over leadership. Older silverback Vuba died in September, but luckily the group had two young silverbacks who were ...
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Aspiring young professionals intern at Karisoke

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 05 Oct 2017
Teaching conservation, science, leadership and other skills are crucial parts of the Fossey Fund's programs in Africa. At our Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, we have had great success with our internship program, which includes both academic and ...
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Steve Dale's Other World | Dr. Tara Stoinski

WGN Radio - 09 Oct 2017
It was 50 years ago that legendary primatologist Dr. Dian Fossey ventured to where no person (let alone a woman) had gone, the tops of the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda, Africa to study mountain gorillas. Dr. Tara Stoinski, CEO/President and Chief ...
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The Extraordinary Life & Brutal Murder Of Dian Fossey

Refinery29 - 26 Sep 2017
The woman in the photo is the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey. Fifty years ago this month, she established the Karisoke Research Centre in the Virunga region of Rwanda, east Africa. There she spent 18 years living alongside critically endangered ...
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Amazing wildlife adventures: Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Chicago Sun-Times - 12 Oct 2017
Primate researcher Dian Fossey famously became the first human to closely interact with mountain gorillas, sitting amongst their groups and getting up close and personal. The movie version of her book, Gorillas in the Mist, starred Sigourney Weaver and ...
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Jane Goodall Is Not Here for Donald Trump

Vogue.com - 18 Oct 2017
When Dr. Jane Goodall poses for a photo, she counts down, “1, 2, 3, chimpanzee!” When she has a drink, it's often scotch, which has the added benefit of soothing her sore throat. Goodall is hoarse because she's been talking a lot—most recently about ...
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Denver Mural Promotes Mental Health

Westword - 14 Oct 2017
Driving south on Broadway downtown, you might get an unexpected confidence boost when you see a mural that reads, "You matter. You are brave. You are enough." Kaiser Permanente Colorado hopes those words will start conversations about mental ...
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VIDEO. Dian Fossey, spécialiste en gorilles

Franceinfo - 06 Oct 2017
Dian Fossey était la plus grande experte en gorille, et pour cause : elle a vécu dans les montagnes parmi ces derniers pendant 18 ans. Voir la vidéo. avatar. Brut.France Télévisions. Mis à jour le 06/10/2017 | 13:53 publié le 06/10/2017 | 13:53. Retour ...

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