News tagged with democratic republic of congo

Illegal bushmeat trade rife in Europe

More than five tonnes of illegal bushmeat is being smuggled in personal luggage each week through one of Europe's busiest airports, reveals new research published in Conservation Letters today.

Jun 18, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Bonobos say no by shaking their heads

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists report having observed and filmed bonobos (also known as pygmy chimpanzees) shaking their heads to say “no” to prevent an unwanted behavior in another animal. Bonobos have never ...

May 07, 2010 4.9 / 5 (11) 7 | with audio podcast report

Forests take center stage at Copenhagen

As the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen approaches its conclusion, negotiations are focusing on the role of forests in mitigating climate change. The new 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest ...

Dec 17, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0