Fighting has intensified this week, resulting in the rebels re-seizing the entire Gorilla Sector after beating back the army.
We are undecided whether we should evacuate our families from Rumangabo Park headquarters.
There is an army base just four kilometres east of our station, and that is one of the rebels' targets.
If they take that, they can cut off the road to Goma, which is our main communication artery.
Friday, October 12, 2007
BBC's Protecting Mountain Gorillas Diary
BBC News's Protecting mountain gorillas diary continues. The main concern continues to be the rebels who have seized large areas of eastern Congo, and threaten to overrun the Mountain Gorilla habitat.