Gorilla Encounter

Conservationist Damian Aspinall searches for Kwibi in the African jungleKwibi is a lowland gorilla that grew up with Damian at his Howletts Wild Animal Park in England and they haven’t seen each other for 5 years. When Kwibi was five, he was released into the forests of Gabon, West Africa as part of conservation programme
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Women & the Environment in the Congo Fundraising Event

THANKS FOR JOINING US TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!On May 10, 2010, the Zerofootprint Foundation brought Lisa Shannon, founder of Run for Congo Women and author of A Thousand Sisters, to Toronto as part of her larger U.S. book tour. Lisa’s book chronicles her journey of helping women in the DRC, widely called the worst place
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October 2011 Update: Green Beat Arrives in the DRC

Xavier Fux and Melanie Hogan, otherwise known as Green Beat, have a passion for protecting the environment. This dedication led them to spend five weeks living in rural central Africa, far from their home in Mexico. There, they would contribute to the Zerofootprint Foundation?s Pygmy Farming Project. In an effort to teach the Buyungule Pygmy
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October 2011 Update: Green Beat Returns to Bukavu

After completing their two-week permaculture design course in Ethiopia, Xavier and Melanie returned to the Bukavu on November 3. With this new insight, they would be able to help plan out a productive and sustainable farm with the Buyungule Pygmies. Upon their return, they noticed seedlings had begun to sprout in the nursery. Each planter
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