14 November 2012

Angola: Animal Illegal Hunting Prevails in Maiombe Forest

Luanda — An illegal network of internatonal hunters continues hunting in Maiombe tropical forest, which comprises areas of Angola, Gabon, DR Congo and Congo Brazzaville, Angop has learnt.

This was denounced by the consultant of the world nature conservation organisation, Tamara Ron.

In addition, the consultant said that the organisation will improve the inspection works, with the increase of agents in the four countries.

Thus, Tamara Ron said that it wil be easier to mitigate or eliminate this evil.

She has recently presented the strategic plan of the bordering initiative of Mayombe forest, to private and public sectors and UN agencies, in a meeting with the Environment Minister, Fátima Jardim.

She pointed out other invasions that the forest suffers, such as the degradation of the forest, conflicts between man and animals, the non sustainable use of the land, works of development and mining, among others.

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