News from the Congo Basin forests
Elephant poaching remains alarmingly high despite modest decline
UN data shows 22,000 elephants killed in 2012, down from 25,000 in 2011, but still far too many.
UK government opposes Soco’s oil exploration in Virunga
Plans by Soco International PLC to explore for oil in a World Heritage Site have hit firm ...
Soco’s exploration in Virunga violates OECD guidelines, WWF alleges
WWF files OECD complaint against Soco International alleging human rights and environmental ...
Soco failed to assess human rights risks before Virunga exploration, paper alleges
Soco International PLC has been criticized for an alleged “failure to conduct a proper human rights ...
Virunga's hydropower potential
Hydropower can provide clean energy to rural communities depending on Africa’s oldest national park.
WWF economist Toby Roxburg examines how we assign value to extraordinary natural places like ...
Oil exploration threatens Africa’s billion dollar World Heritage Site
Africa’s oldest national park could be worth US$1.1 billion per year if developed sustainably, ...
Elephants in search of safe havens
When I joined WWF-Cameroon in 2006, I was anxious to meet the mysterious creature of the forest, ...
UN chief takes poaching concerns to Security Council
The UN Security Council today will be briefed on the threat to peace and security posed by Central ...
Total to keep out of Virunga World Heritage Site
French oil giant Total has affirmed that it will not explore for oil within of Virunga National ...