Perhaps the most significant national election this year will be held in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, July 30, the first in that country since independence in 1960. Counteracting 46 years of dictatorships, wars, terrorism, militia violence, and human rights abuses, the United Nations and the government of South Africa have been working […]

The July/August issue of Wildlife Conservation magazine highlights the dedicated work of the Congolese people, with the assistance of the Mbuti, in preserving a scientific research facility in the Ituri forest. Twenty-five years ago, Terese Hart and her husband John Hart, field scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, began studying the rare […]