Virunga News and Publications
Africa’s oldest national park now under new threat
WWF urges governments to cancel concessions and companies against involvement.
Virunga National Park: Intact for nine decades, now more threatened than ever
Africa’s first national park, Virunga, is 90 years old today. While we celebrate this milestone ...
BBC reports DRC seeking to change Virunga's boundaries
As a World Heritage Sites, boundary changes cannot be made by DRC alone, but must be agreed by ...
Virunga documentary receives Oscar nomination
This powerful film recognizes those on the frontlines of conservation
Virunga oil permits should be cancelled, UNESCO rules
Oil, gas and mineral exploration and exploitation are incompatible with World Heritage status ...
Oil company Soco not to drill in Virunga World Heritage Site
Soco International PLC will end its operations in Africa’s oldest national park and also is ...
UNESCO warns against Virunga oil exploration
“Any oil exploitation inside the property would seriously affect its integrity,” UNESCO said.
WWF staff threatened over Virunga
DRC staff recieves death threats from unnamed callers after opposting oil exploration in World ...
Tutu, Branson and Buffett take on Soco in fight for Virunga
Oil exploration by Soco International PLC “could be devastating to Africa’s most iconic national ...
WWF condemns Soco seismic testing in Virunga
In defiance of local protests and international opposition, Soco says seismic tests will start ...