Like the chimpanzees and the orangutans, the mountain gorilla belongs to the hominids. This specie is strongly threatened with extinction; there are only around 880 mountain gorillas left on the planet.
The Virunga Mountain Gorilla Project The energy-efficient stove reduces the demand of firewood. That means that families in Rwanda need less firewood from the surrounding forests, which in return helps preserve the habitat of endangered animals like the Virunga Mountain Gorilla.
Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges of our times and can already be witnessed on a global stage. It comes with weather extremes and causes dramatic changes in our ecosystems.