In an effort to minimize the potential risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic to the people and great apes living within the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas, the management of Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas in agreement with the government of CAR and health experts have decided as follows:
- The park has been closed to all visitors until further notice
- All tourism activities have beeen suspended and reservations cancelled
- No external researchers will be allowed in the park
- Transport reduction between Bangui and Bayanga to the minimum needed to sustain the project
- Strict hygiene measures have been implemented in gorilla habituation camps
DSPA ecoguards helped to rescue a BaAka girl who had been kidnapped near Bayanga, the main village in Dzanga-Sangha, in late January 2021.
African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered - IUCN Red List
CAR ranks among the top 10 countries in the world in wildlife conservation
Janika Wendefeuer is responsible for biomonitoring in the DSPA
Terence Fuh Neba explains the impact.
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