15 imagesWithout modern equipment, Salonga’s park rangers work in one of the toughest environments on earth, patrolling in sandals for weeks at a time in a remote tropical forest the size of Maine. I lived in that forest for one month with these rangers. This is their story.
11 imagesIn one of the most hostile parts of Africa, conservationists and rangers are risking their lives to protect and study the rare Kordofan giraffe and their habitat.
12 imagesIn the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the government is trying to develop tourism. But the lives of rangers who patrol areas popular for rare gorillas are on the line.