Africa’s oldest national park now under new threat

WWF today is warning of renewed danger to Virunga National Park from oil exploitation. The organization is urging governments to cancel two concessions posing a risk to the World Heritage site, and is cautioning multinational enterprises against their involvement.

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Last updated on 14 November 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Uganda
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Energy production and mining
Human Disturbance
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals