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IGCP Job Advert – Conservation Scientist

IGCP Job Advert – Conservation Scientist

The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is recruiting a new staff position! Download the Conservation Scientist job advert for more details. Applications should be received by 5 PM Central Africa Time on April 28, 2014. Applications or inquiries should be directed to hr@igcp.org. ----- RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2014 The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is a coalition of... Read more »

Gorilla & community protectors in DRC receive training, equipment

Gorilla & community protectors in DRC receive training, equipment

Don't be alarmed. The photo above is not an emergency scene, it is a training scene. From October 3rd to 5th, 40 HuGo team members from different corners around the Mikeno sector participated in a training held in Bukima on the edge of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 'HuGo' is short for Human Gorilla Conflict Resolution. What these teams do is provide important community-embedded... Read more »