The Salonga National Park, located in the Congo Basin and nicknamed the Green Heart of Africa, covers an area of 33,350 km², making it the largest national forest park on the continent and the second largest tropical forest park in the world. It was created in 1970 and classified as a World Heritage Site in 1984. →
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.