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Getting Ready for the Expedition

  • 03/16/09
  • Paul

The Congo Heartland is buzzing in anticipation of the big opening of the Lomako Conservation Science Center (LCSC).

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Journey to Lomako

  • 03/15/09
  • Valentin

We are getting ready for the opening of the Lomako Conservation Science Centre, which is in the heart of the DRC. Many people wonder how one actually gets there. It's quite an adventure. So let me tell you…

You leave Kinshasa by plane, from either Ndolo airport or Ndjili international airport, destination : Basankusu in the Province of Equateur.

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Tracking the Twins - Part 2

  • 03/14/09
  • IGCP

Here's more on my experience tracking the Nkuringo gorilla group in Uganda, which I blogged about earlier.

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Back to Congo

  • 03/14/09
  • Paul

In November I went to the Congo Heartland in the DRC to help plan the opening of the new Lomako Conservation Science Center – an amazing research and conservation lab that is one of a kind: situated in the heart of the rainforest, 25 hours by boat from civilization, connected with satellite internet, and surrounded by the unique biodiversity

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Bonobos Are Changing Their Behaviour: Why?

  • 03/13/09
  • Valentin

We are still having difficulties locating the bonobos in our research area, but we are finding their food traces of Haumania and Palisota as well as their nests a bit further afield, approximately 7 kilometers from camp.

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