Despite the title and smoothie pic, there’s a less tenuous link to hiking in this week’s post than you might think.
Recently my doctor confirmed what I had suspected for some time; I have microscopic intestinal parasites. 562 more words
As peace looks within reach in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Western agencies including the IMF and Unesco fear the government there is about to push through new laws that will leave the famously corruption-prone country open to industrial-scale bribery and environmental damage in its potentially vast oil industry.
Nyiragongo Volcano is a renowned active volcano in Africa and the entire world. The magnificent two miles high volcano is found in the Eastern part in the City of Goma DR Congo 20 km (12 miles) north of Goma near Kibati in Virunga National Park which also hosts world’s remaining mountain Gorillas together with Uganda, & Rwanda. 286 more words
The genetic difference between a gorilla and a human being is tiny—we share 98.4% of our DNA. But the gorillas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the people who care for them share far more than just genes. 505 more words
A row over the latest celebrity-endorsed campaign by the conservation giant WWF has lead to more coverage across newspaper titles than it probably could have hoped for. 591 more words
Reflex Eco Group – Africa News
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Oil legislation proposed in Democratic Republic of Congo could facilitate future corruption and lead to environmental damage in one of Africa’s most diverse and fragile national parks. 1,654 more words