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The Global Mining Boom Puts African Great Apes at Greater Risk Than Previously Known

New research reveals that one-third of great apes on the African continent are threatened by mining concessions, while inadequate protective measures are in place.

Africa’s great apes—from gorillas to chimpanzees and bonobos—are under far greater threat than scientists previously realized, a new study suggests.