Dian Fossey dedicated her life to the study of the critically endangered mountain gorilla. CURTIS ABRAHAM looks into her life, sudden death and the lasting legacy she left in mountain gorilla preservation.
The alleged murder of activists Aysin and Ali Buyuknohutcu by a mining company following a legal dispute is resonating in Turkey. The married couple had been taken to court by Bartu Mermer after protesting to protect their local forest. In March 2017 the company’s lawsuit collapsed and the mining was stopped. But six weeks later, the couple were shot dead at their country home in southern Turkey, reports BURAG GURDEN.