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Conservation efforts are making a difference – take action on World Gorilla Day
This year marks five years of World Gorilla Day, which invites people all over the world to come together in celebrating gorillas and taking action to protect them in the wild. It can be easy to focus on the problems such as habitat loss and conflict with humans. But it is just as important to focus on and amplify the conservation successes, as the progress we are making to secure a future for gorillas in the wild is valuable in encouraging the global community to support continued positive momentum. With this in mind, here are five noteworthy wins for gorillas from the last five years:
Despite the inspiring strides made for gorillas in the wild, there is still urgent and critical work to do in protecting them.
1) Bring your old electronics to the Zoo for recycling and help us raise money to support gorilla conservation! The Cleveland Zoological Society and MCPc, a data protection company, are hosting an electronics device recycling event on World Gorilla Day, September 24. Click here for more details.
2) Donate: Successes in gorilla conservation will only persist through consistent support for your Zoo’s partners in the field. Every bit helps!
Author: Emily Baber