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.
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.
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.