Cameroon currently has more than 250 rescued chimpanzees living in three chimp wildlife sanctuaries.

Another simultaneous study examines health spending trends globally between 1995 and 2014.

Deforestation is still increasing exponentially in tropical regions. Some of the worst regions in the world are the Amazon rainforest, South East Asia and Central Africa.

Most of the dominant HIV testing kits used in Kenya and several other African countries have failed crucial thresholds set by the World Health Organisation.

Cameroon's government plans to restore 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of deforested land to redress the challenges of dwindling forests and help mitigate the effects of climate change.

The Ebo forest boasts gorillas, chimps and forest elephants, plus a local NGO doing wonders to conserve it, but delays in granting national park status are putting it all at risk.

YAOUNDE, March 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cameroon's government plans to restore 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of deforested land to redress the challenges of dwindling forests and

Cameroon has burned more than three tons of pangolin skins and scales seized from smugglers and destined for Asian countries.

In Central Africa, the government of Cameroon is expected to sign a partnership with Tunisia for the transfer of technology through a science park, the Borj Cedria Ecopark, in the coming days.

In the remote Central African rainforest, two major charities are battling over the future of some 50,000 pygmies, beset by poverty, hunger and alcoholism after they were evicted from their lands t

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