Enter the Silent Forest...
to read more about people, wildlife and the impacts of the bushmeat trade in Africa. Find out what people in Cameroon are doing to stop illegal hunting and support alternative livelihoods for hunters.
What you can do to help people and wildlife. This young chimpanzee's mother was killed for the bushmeat trade. Click through to find out how your school can raise awareness of this issue and make sure everyone knows how to avoid adding to the pressure
Click through to find learning activities based on positive case studies from Cameroon for KS3 and 4 Geography and Citizenship; A-level Biology, Science in Society, Applied and Environmental Science.
Schools against illegal bushmeat
23rd November: Cherwell school's Chicken Project is helping to promote poultry as an alternative to bushmeat in Cameroon. More details
31 March: Video link conference between 3 UK and 3 Cameroon schools
11 March: Divine Tanyi from Limbe Botanic Gardens, Cameroon speaks about the bushmeat crisis at Cherwell School, Oxford
27 January: Juliet Wright from the Lebialem Hunters Bee-keeping Initiative talks to students at Lord Williams and Holmer Green schools
15th January: Silent Forests schools forum held in Yaounde, Cameroon View video on youtube
23rd November: Janvier Mondoa, Forest Manager from Cameroon tells students at Oakgrove School, Milton Keynes about Bimbia Bonadikombo Community Forest Watch video on youtube