Browsing All posts tagged under »flora«

Eight Virunga Park rangers die following ambush by rebel militia

February 7, 2011

4

Since 1996, one hundred and forty park rangers have been killed by rebel militia, for trying to protect Virunga National Park and the species within it. According to the charity, the Gorilla Organization, the park has suffered more ranger deaths than any other protected area in the world and in recent weeks the violence has escalated due […]