REPORT ON ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT AT THE KALONGE FOREST RESERVE IN 2022
INTRODUCTION | PDF This report is devoted to the activities carried out in the Kalonge Forest Reserve. Located in the territory of Beni in the Masiki-Kalonge group, Bashu chiefdom in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Kalonge Forest Reserve is a forest block traditionally belonging to the Masiki-Kalonge group. Surrounded by fields of food crops, […]
Spotlight on Yvonne TOLLARI
Who is Yvonne TOLLARI ? This Plangonophile (name given to doll collectors) regularly resells some of her dolls to support good causes. For several years now, Yvonne has supported, financially and materially, the activities of the association Congo Biotropical Institute (CBI) (formerly called Paradis des Primates). This organization, based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]
The diet of eastern lowland gorillas, Gorilla beringei graueri, and the human pharmacopoeia: Feeding or self-medication?
Humans share with great apes many diseases but also, locally, the use of food or medicinal plants. The present study aims to document the diet of the wild eastern lowland gorillas (Gorilla beringei graueri), which is little studied, and to relate their diet to the human pharmacopoeia. From February to June 2016, observations on the […]
Possible solutions in the process of resolving conflicts between wildlife and farmers living in conservation areas.
Historically, the question has never had appropriate answers with regard to conflicts of cohabitation between wildlife and farmers living in conservation areas. While wildlife conservationists in protected areas seem to be leaning towards using the hard way in order to impose themselves, farmers (local riparian communities) – with cultivated fields around protected areas – complain […]