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On the Front Line: The Rangers of Gorongosa National Park

In Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique, a brave team of rangers protects this beautiful wilderness from a range of threats, including bushmeat hunting and illegal logging. But Gorongosa is a million acres — the Rangers urgently need reinforcements. Seven hundred candidates attempt to pass the intense mental and physical tests required to become a Gorongosa Ranger. And, for the first time ever, women are allowed to apply. But they won’t be shown any preferential treatment — they have to endure the grueling 60-day trial just like the men.

 

Post-screening discussion feat. James Byrne (Director) & Alfredo Matavele (Pilot/Deputy Head of Law Enforcement, Gorongosa National Park), Moderated by Sarah A. Wyatt (Biodiversity Analyst, Global Environment Facility).

 

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