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Regional authorities said Tuesday that the population of mountain gorillas in their main central African habitat has increased by a quarter in seven years.
ATLANTA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, has finalized an agreement to provide Bwindi Community Hospital with their leading-edge fingerprint identification system as part of a donation effort to support global causes.
Uganda is set to launch a project that would allow gorilla enthusiasts to pay online visits to the nationâ€™s endangered apes, and to become virtual friends with them via the Internet.
BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation and health organizations should work together to support human development and protect biodiversity hotspots, said experts at the World Conservation Congress on October 8, 2008.
By Daniel Wallis BUNYARUGURU CRATER LAKES, Uganda (Reuters) - Serving cold drinks to rich vacationers at a luxurious retreat in the hills of western Uganda, barman George Kaganda says tourism has been good to him.
A two-year joint ESA and UNESCO project to chart the habitats of endangered mountain gorillas with satellites came to a fruitful finish in Paris, with end-users receiving final maps and geographical data products for use in the field. Less than 700 mountain gorillas remain alive today.
Satellites provide a bird's eye view of planet Earth, and the space-based vantage can be extremely useful to people interested in viewing out-of-the-way places. Conservationists, for example, must monitor far-flung areas in need of protection. It's a race against time for the mountain gorillas.
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