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Stop SOCO Drilling for Oil in Virunga National Park, Africa - Via Force Change
Environment  (tags: Africa, Congo, Virunga National Park, SOCO, Oil Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
An oil company, SOCO, is looking to illegally drill for oil in Africa's oldest National Park in the Republic of Congo, which is home to the unique okapi, 200 mountain gorillas, many endangered species and also people. Please sign this global petition.
SAVING THE FORESTS IN CONGO MEANS BATTLING ARMED REBELS AND OLD HABITS
Environment  (tags: forests, ecosystems, environment, deforestation, Congo, armed groups, conservation, endangered, destruction, nature, humans, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 823 days ago - worldcrunch.com
In eastern Congo , the dramatic effects of deforestation on the environment can already be seen. A new ban on illegal logging risks running into both forest-plundering rebel groups and the immediate needs of the local population.
In Congo Forest, Bushmeat Trade Threatens Pygmies
Environment  (tags: world, Congo, habitatdestruction, animals, bushmeat, slaughter, habitat, environment, destruction, wildlife )

Cal
- 1536 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Demand for game meat takes toll on Central African forests
Emergency Gorilla-Protection Force Deployed in Congo
Environment  (tags: congo, wildlife, gorilla protection, wild animals, environment, endangered )

Simone
- 2587 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A temporary, 30-ranger gorilla-protection force has been deployed in the troubled African park where at least five mountain gorillas were killed, execution style, in July. The emergency measure is intended to end the attacks on endangered gorillas in
Moutain Gorilla Slaughter Update- Context and VIDEO
Environment  (tags: gorilla, endangered species, killing, slaughter, poaching, hunting, illegal trade, illegal hunting, ndeze, mountain gorilla, congo, drc, democratic republic of the congo, virunga, animals, animalsuffering, wildlife, conservation, environment )

Mr Leathe
- 2601 days ago - getinvolved.conservation.org
Watch a video of the mountain gorilla community before the slaughter and see how the tragedy has affected this region and what you can do to help!
Orphaned Baby Mountain Gorillas Rescued After Recent Slaughter in Congo
Environment  (tags: gorilla, congo, cruelty, slaughter, jungle, rescue, infant, baby animal, wildlife )

Mr Leathe
- 2610 days ago - web.conservation.org
An infant mountain gorilla carried by his brother from the slaughter of four group members has been rescued and is being cared for at a primate rehabilitation center in Democratic Republic of Congo. [PIC] Authorities still don't know who...
Gorillas' Protectors Besieged in Congo
Environment  (tags: wildlife, endangered, destruction, mountain gorillas, congo, national park, rangers )

Simone
- 2613 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
They heard the gunshots around 3 p.m., at least two pops that echoed across the green mountains of this vast park tangled up in vines, fallen trees and years of war. The park rangers knew immediately what it was, they said, and in their frayed
In An Eastern Congo Oasis, Blood Amid the Greenery
Environment  (tags: gorillas, wildlife, environment, congo, destruction, conservation )

Simone
- 2618 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In Africa's Oldest National Park, Gorillas Are Being Killed and Their Guardians Are Endangered, Too. -- They heard the gunshots around 3 p.m., at least two pops that echoed across the green mountains of this vast park tangled up in vines, fallen trees
   

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