Congo national parks threatened by oil drilling

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government  has taken decision to open up parts of two protected national parks Virunga and Salonga, habitat to endangered species such as mountain gorillas, to oil drilling. Democratic Republic of Congo’s government said on Friday that it has decided to open up parts of Virunga and Salonga National Parks, home to mountain…

Rangers murdered in Virunga National Park

Five rangers and their driver are found murdered at the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an official said. Following the terrible news breaking from Virunga National Park today and the death of 6 rangers, this article from @guardian on Friday seems scarily apt. #gorilla #ranger #virunga #conservation #theguardian #gorillas https://t.co/CGdg5km0KM…