Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project

The Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project was initiated by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to help conserve the cross river gorilla, which is the most threatened ape in Africa with just 300 individuals remaining.

Fostering Rural Livelihood Security and Wildlife Conservation: experience from Gilli Gilli forest reserve, Nigeria

High poverty levels, disparate national policies and laws, and a lack of rights led to increased incidents of poaching in the Gilli Gilli forest reserve. Many species of fauna and flora have been affected, and there was high mistrust between local communities and enforcement staff.