News from the Congo Basin forests
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 ...
WWF presses Total for protection of World Heritage Sites
WWF is calling for assurances from Total that it will keep out of DRC’s Virunga National Park and ...
Twenty wildlife criminals arrested in Cameroon
Cameroon arrested twenty suspected wildlife criminals and seized 45 weapons during ...
UN recognizes severity of wildlife crimes
Members of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Friday passed a ...