For a change, there isn’t war on the news, but peace. Or should I say “Amani,” which means peace in Swahili and is also the name of the baby female gorilla rescued last week.
A number of TV news shows this evening have or will be featuring segments of our video of Amani’s rescue. So far it has been on the evening news on TF1 (for you Francophones out there: scroll forward to 27m20s) ; BBC News homepage (where it is right now fourth most watched video: help us make it first!); and the homepage of Yahoo. Basically, we gave a tape to Reuters for distribution and many broadcasters have chosen to show it.
Amani recovering with Andre
Please send us the links of other places/channels you see this story- it helps us track the coverage.
Indeed, this kind of coverage is great, but what is equally important is that they link to us so people can find out how to help. Many haven’t this time around because the video was provided via Reuters.
But in that domain you can help us and the gorillas- please link to us on your homepage. Or if you don’t have a website, ask that geeky friend of yours who does!
For those of you who have already signed up as a friend (if you haven’t do it here in one easy step) just login and go to your cockpit at “My Virunga.” There on the right you will see several choices of banners you can easily embed to link us and help spread the word about Virunga National Park and the gorillas.
Thank you for helping us spread the word!