CARPE is a long-term initiative of the United States Government to promote sustainable forest management, biodiversity conservation, and climate change mitigation in the Congo Basin through increased local, national, and regional natural resource management capacity.

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Good News / Bad News for Great Apes in western Central Africa

Republic of Congo (06/08/2018)

The results of a significant decade long study of Western lowland gorillas and central chimpanzees led by CARPE partner Wildlife Conservation Society  was recently published in Science Advances. The study area included Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon,  and the Republic of Congo and was supported in part by USAID-CARPE.

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Justice for elephants
May 14, 2018

Fighting the ivory trade in the courts of the Republic of Congo

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