Gabon News

Gabon to burn ivory stockpiles

Forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) in Gabon. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. The government of Gabon has announced it will burn its stockpiles of ivory later this year in a bid…

Illuminating Africa’s most obscure cat

An interview with Laila Bahaa-el-din, a part of our on-going Interviews with Young Scientists series. African golden cat in Precious Woods Gabon logging concession. Photo by: Laila Bahaa-el-din/Panthera. Africa is…

Loango National Park lodge to re-open

Elephant in Loango National Park, Gabon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler A renowned ecotourism lodge will re-open in Gabon's Loango National Park more than a year after it suspended operations…

Loss of old growth forest continues

More coverage: Rainforest loss slows A new global assessment of forest stocks by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows continuing loss of primary forests since 2005 despite gains…