Congos Forests Depend On Durban

The Guardian2011-11-30:                      An international effort is required to protect forests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from logging and mining A log park in Madjoko, Bandundu, in the DRC. The country‘s forests are under threat from logging and mining, and a growing population. Photograph: Kate Davison/Greenpeace/AFP/Getty Images This week the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) votes on its future, with many in the country nervous about the outcome. Meanwhile in Durban, delegates are meeting to try to resolve our collective future, by finding a way to tackle global climate change. As a Congolese citizen fighting to…                     more »

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