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The Fossey Fund monitors and protects mountain gorillas in Rwanda but gorillas know no borders and those we follow sometimes cross into Congo, like this one. There, brave rangers, led by chief warden Emmanuel de Merode, risk their lives to protect them. de Merode is recovering from an ambush attack on Tuesday. https://gorillafund.org/news--events/Virunga-park-chief-warden
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The Hangout with Craghoppers will begin soon live from London!  We'll be taking questions too.  
 
We're here at Google UK, London, prepping for our launch premiere! Will you be joining us? 
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Rwanda, home of the mountain gorilla, remembers today its difficult times some 20 years ago. We add our wish for ever-lasting peace.
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We are very excited to be doing a Hangout on Air with sponsor Craghoppers!  #gorillas   #dianfossey   #Rwanda  
 
Join us from Google London for the premiere of our film "Hope" and hangout with special guests from Rwanda. 
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SAVE THE DATE
Please join Fossey Fund and sponsor Craghoppers at our first Google Hangout on Air, April 8 at 6:45 p.m. GMT. Fossey CEO Clare Richardson, VP/chief scientist Dr. Tara Stoinski, and Karisoke Director Felix Ndagijimana will be on the Hangout live from London. More details to follow….
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Me neither! Listening to Zoo Atlanta, about Pandas and other bears was fun!
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We were saddened to learn that our colleague, Emmanuel de Merode, the chief park warden of Virunga National Park in DRC (Congo), was shot by unidentified gunmen in an ambush yesterday. We are relieved to hear reports that he is in stable condition. Emmanuel and the many park rangers who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty protecting the park and the gorillas are in our thoughts as we wish him a full and speedy recovery. (Shown here helping to transport orphaned gorillas captured by poachers, flying them to rescue center.)
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We hope you'll join us today for a #Hangout   hosted by Craghoppers.  Fossey Fund CEO Clare Richardson, VP/chief scientist Dr. Tara Stoinski, and Karisoke Director Felix Ndagijimana will be on the Hangout live from London.   #gorillas  
 
Join us from Google London for the premiere of our film "Hope" and hangout with special guests from Rwanda. #gorillahope
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Please join Fossey Fund and sponsor Craghoppers for a Google Hangout on air, Tues. April 8 at 7 p.m. London time (2 p.m. EST). Fossey Fund CEO Clare Richardson, VP/chief scientist Dr. Tara Stoinski, and Karisoke Director Felix Ndagijimana will be live from London.
 
Join us from Google London for the premiere of our film "Hope" and hangout with special guests from Rwanda. #gorillahope
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Looks like a great #HoA . We know Dr. Tara Stoinski will be amazing on a #Hangout =) 
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Our founder, Dian Fossey, paved the way for women to take leadership roles in studying and protecting our planet’s great apes. This Women’s History Month, we honor Dr. Fossey and the women who have followed in her footsteps.   #womenshistorymonth   #dianfossey  
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Each mountain gorilla we monitor is given a unique 3-letter code to represent them in the Fossey Fund’s scientific database. Ubuhamya, a juvenile female in Bwenge’s group, is known as HAM—and it seems to suit her personality!
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The work of Dr. Dian Fossey to protect and study gorillas continues today through the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, which has carried on her mission since her death in 1985. The Fossey Fund is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa and still operates the Karisoke Research Center Dr. Fossey founded in 1967 to protect and monitor mountain gorillas in Rwanda. The Fossey Fund also helps study and protect Grauer’s (eastern lowland) gorillas in Congo, and operates health and education programs to empower local communities to become stewards of their important natural environment. With more than 130 trackers, anti-poachers, scientists and support staff working to save gorillas from extinction, the Fossey Fund could not continue without supporters and partners from around the world.