Environmental Milestones


BIODIVERSITY
3/30/2004
Study reports that within the past decade, war, hunting, mining, and other human pressures have wiped out 70 percent of the global population of eastern lowland gorillas-leaving fewer than 5,000 worldwide.

Source

Conservation International, "Eastern Lowland Gorilla Population Plummets 70 Percent Since 1994," press release (Washington, DC: 30 March 2004)

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