08/17/2021

Guinea rail builders blast in chimp habitat, no plan to protect apes

A Chinese-backed consortium, building infrastructure for a massive iron ore mine in Guinea, started blasting a railway tunnel in habitat the Critically Endangered western chimpanzee.

06/04/2020

China’s Belt and Road urged to take green route

Climate economists say initiative will play make-or-break role in meeting global emissions targets

03/05/2019

Rarest orangutans 'doomed' by Indonesia dam project

The world's most endangered orangutans could be pushed towards extinction after an Indonesian court approved a controversial dam project, say campaigners.

02/28/2019

Chinese dam project in Guinea could kill up to 1,500 chimpanzees

Planned Koukoutamba dam to be built in reserve established to protect chimps from mining.

01/17/2019

Cellphones are still endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

Mining is a major factor in the decline of species like the Grauer’s gorilla, which have lost habitat to the industry and are also hunted when forest is opened up for mining.