Save the Gorillas

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Save the Gorillas

  1. 1. How People Can Change a Habitat for Worse, and for Better By Alec Burns
  2. 2. The naturalhabitat ofMountainGorillas isfound in 3Africancountries.1. Democratic Republic of the Congo2. Uganda3. Rwanda
  3. 3. They live in denserainforest.They build bedslike hammockshigh in thetreetops forsafety frompredators likeleopardsand, worst ofall, people.
  4. 4. Threats to Mountain Gorilla HabitatsOver time, humanactivity is leavingless and lesshabitat formountain gorillas.
  5. 5. Threats to Mountain Gorilla HabitatsTree Cutting
  6. 6. Threats to Mountain Gorilla HabitatsWild Fires
  7. 7. Threats to Mountain Gorilla HabitatsPoaching
  8. 8. Threats to Mountain Gorilla HabitatsMining
  9. 9. These changes to the mountain gorillashabitat put it on the endangered specieslist.These are types of change that occurnaturally, or because of people.
  10. 10. 720Today, there are only 720mountain gorillas left inthe wild.They live in four nationalparks located in theDemocratic Republic of theCongo, Rwanda andUganda.
  11. 11. DO YOUKNOW HOWCELL PHONESHURTMOUNTAINGORILLAS?
  12. 12. ColtanColtan is a metal that is very important for making thecircuit boards of cell phones but it also can be used in other electronics like ipads, laptops , xboxes and many more. Circuit board
  13. 13. 80% of coltan is found inAfrica, mostly in the DemocraticRepublic of the CongoThe redovalshowsthe areawherecoltan ismined. The green areas show where the four national parks are.
  14. 14. As you can see this is After…what a coltan minedoes to the mountaingorilla’s habitat.There used to be so Densemuch vegetation but vegetatiothe coltan mine has n goneleft none.Before… Dense vegetati on Coltan is so valuable, they are having wars in the Congo to own it and make money. In this particular type of mine they put children to work instead of men.
  15. 15. Millions ofpeople died inthese wars. Thedestructionfrom the warhas left thepeople starvingand that haslead to thetrapping ofmountaingorillas andother wild onThe pictureanimals forthe right showsfood. peoplesomewho just killeda mountaingorilla and willsoon eat or sellthe meat.
  16. 16. WHAT’S ONE WAY WE CAN ALL HELP TO STOP MOUNTAIN GORILLAS FROMBECOMING EXTINCT?
  17. 17. 100,000,000Fact: 100 millioncell phones are thrown awayevery year, just in America alone. If you recycle your old cell phone, you can help save the species of the mountain gorilla bit by bit.
  18. 18. As you can see, we don’t recycle cell phones as much as other stuff.
  19. 19. Where Can We Recycle Cell Phones?

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