Thursday, March 7, 2013

Gorilla park to oilfield...

Hark all ye Westerners! If you don't prioritize human rights, then your much-adored gorillas will suffer!

NOT THE GORILLAS!!! NOOOOO!!!

Oil firms in the Congo are prospecting the Virunga National Forest. Bad idea. Too bad the regional violence prevents the local tourism industry from being a more weighty domestic stakeholder.

(Linked article is in French. Paste the link into translate.google.com)

http://alexengwete.afrikblog.com/archives/2012/09/29/25212504.html

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