Activists Petition Uganda, DR Congo to Stop Oil Exploration
Almost fifty international and civil society organizations have asked President Yoweri Museveni and his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi, to stop the licensing for oil and gas exploration near the Virunga ecosystem saying it would impact negatively on biodiversity and also the communities who depend on these resources for survival.
Last month, the Democratic Republic of the Congo triggered international outrage when it confirmed that it was considering opening up two of its national parks to oil exploration, ... Read more »
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that it was opening parts of its famous Virunga and Salonga National Parks to oil drilling. The parks are home to ... Read more »
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