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Samuel Maina · January, 2009

A conservationist, environmental journalist and blogger, Samuel writes about wildlife and environment. Currently Communications Consultant at Kijani Media.

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Latest posts by Samuel Maina from January, 2009

27 January 2009

DRC:Virunga Gorilla Population Has Grown

On Tuesday, 27 January 2009, D.R of Congo's Virunga National Park authorities issued a press release declaring that the population of habituated – or human tolerant – mountain gorillas in...

23 January 2009

Uganda: Mountain Gorilla Population May Have Declined

We have always known that there are around 700 Mountain Gorillas still alive in the wild today – 336 of which are in Uganda - but a new study published...

22 January 2009

Conservation Through People

The core of conservation is the people who live adjacent to or inside conservation areas. It has therefore always been the goal of forward thinking conservationists to involve the local...

14 January 2009

The Killing Continues in DR Congo's Wildlife Parks

Reportedly, the fighting in North Kivu province of DR Congo has quieted down a little. Sporadic fighting however continues to claim lives. On WildlifeDirect blogs, there are reports of two...

11 January 2009

Wildlife Tragedies and Happenings at WildlifeDirect Blogs

Attempts to flush out Uganda's Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group's leader, Joseph Kony, have not been very successful. Instead, the civilian casualties continue to pile up. One devastating tragedy...