Robert Muir, a British biologist, has been appointed Provincial Director, and head of the new Upemba-Kundelungu Complex. M & B has met him. →
The Provincial Command of the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) in the Beni territory opposes the Virunga National Park deforestation campaign recently launched by the Federalist Christian Democracy (DCF), a political party established In the region.
China’s voracity for African raw materials knows no bounds and is extensively exploiting the continent’s metals, oil, flora and fauna. Wood is no exception. With 75% of production bound for China, timber represents the third largest import for the Middle Kingdom. And is a disaster for biodiversity.