Monday, December 8, 2008 at 9:37AM
[chuck] in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Science, Uganda

As part of a project evaluation at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Reserve in western Uganda (see Bwindi Impenetrable Forest), I visited a village within the buffer zone of the reserve and talked to the residents about the types of activities that could - and could not - be developed in this habitat.  After a lengthy discussion, the idea of creating simple lodges for tourists that come to see gorillas was mutually agreed on.  Several women did a  spontaneous little dance to acknowledge the consensus.

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