Open for business in the Congo rainforest

Recently, crew of college students from UCLA and Cameroon left convenience behind and plunged into the rainforest. Their objective: reopen a field station that had been shuttered for two decades, while taking the pulse of local wildlife.

Through their efforts and a project from UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute, the Bouamir research station is again open for business—welcoming researchers from around the globe who want to learn about the vast diversity of life that dwells in the central African Dja Reserve. 

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