publication . Report . 2007

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Conservation

The World Bank; Uganda's Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Jul 2007
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park protect some of the most biologically diverse tropical forests in East Africa. Both parks conserve rare and dwindling Afromontane and Afro-alpine. Mgahinga represents the Ugandan share of the Virungas Volcanoes range and is contiguous with the Virungas National Park in the Republic of Congo and Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda. Up to fifty mountain gorillas use Mgahinga for part of the year. It is also home to numerous other rare mammals and eleven regionally endemic bird species. Bwindi is particularly rich in biodiversity. It contains at least 120 species of mammals, including ten...
Subjects
free text keywords: National parks, Biodiversity, Payments for environmental services, Tropical zones, Agriculture, Forest ecosystems, Sustainable forestry, Rainforest, Biodiversity conservation, Mountain gorillas, Endemic, Endangered species, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Uganda, Ecosystem
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