Cross River gorillas

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A 12-Lane WiFi-Enabled Highway Project Divides Nigeria

Environmental groups say the superhighway is a 'land grab'

(Newser) - An effort to reinvent Nigeria's overloaded transportation infrastructure is running into opposition from environmental groups, the Smithsonian reports. Conservation groups say a proposed 162-mile superhighway through Nigeria's southern Cross River State will have severe repercussions on more than half of the country's remaining rainforests, and the project... More »

Brit Gorilla Expert Murdered

Ymke Warren's throat slit with machete

(Newser) - A British gorilla expert died after her throat was slit while she was bound and gagged in her Cameroon home. Ymke Warren, 40, was apparently attacked by a man armed with a machete hiding in her attic. It's not certain if the killing occurred during a robbery or if she... More »

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