Virunga Park oil hunt in DR Congo halted

The hunt for oil is to be halted in Africa's oldest national park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UK-based oil firm has said.

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Last updated on 12 June 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Industry and production
Species: 
Gorilla beringei beringei
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals