Rainforests and Congo News

Photo: newborn mountain gorilla born in Congo

Photo: newborn mountain gorilla born in Congo Photo: newborn mountain gorilla born in Congo mongabay.com August 23, 2007 Conservationists announced the birth of a critically endangered mountain gorilla in the…

Chinese demand drives global deforestation

Chinese demand drives global deforestation Chinese demand drives global deforestation By Tansa Musa Reuters June 10, 2007 NGAMBE-TIKAR, Cameroon (Reuters) - From outside, Cameroon's Ngambe-Tikar forest looks like a compact,…

Congo cancels logging contracts

Congo cancels logging contracts, calls for sustainable forest management Congo cancels logging contracts, calls for sustainable forest management Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 9, 2007 The new government of the…

War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks

War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks WCS September 18, 2006 The Minister of Forestry Economy of the Republic of Congo announced today plans to…

Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers

Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers IRIN October 31, 2005 A blanket animal hunting ban has made life even more difficult for the Baka…
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