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Virunga cleared of rebels claim

http://wildlifenews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/gorilla.jpg – An unnamed official at the United Nations has claimed that the Virunga National Park has finally been cleared of rebel forces. The UN military adviser supported the claims of the DR Congo government that its army has retaken control of vast areas of the park following a weekend offensive. 6 more words


“I’ve accepted to give the best of myself, so that wildlife can be safeguarded beyond all pressure. Beyond all spirit of greediness about money. Beyond all things.” 699 more words

Must Watch Documentary: Virgunga

It terrifies me how much of a bubble I live in. I praise the people who put their lives in danger to share cases like that of Virunga National Park with the outside world. 151 more words

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Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Netflix goes 2-for-2 with Best Documentary Feature nominations, after last year’s “The Square”, and now this. 243 more words



Virunga, a film by Orlando von Einsiedel

In a world where there are those that believe the conservation of nature is second to oil exploration and the protection and preservation of wildlife and land is of less importance than that of the discovery of finite resources always causes friction, and in some cases war. 292 more words


United Kingdom 2014
Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
Writer: Orlando von Einsiedel
DOP: Franklin Dow
Distributor: Netflix
Certificate 15 100m

Virunga opens with a funeral. A group of uniformed, armed men carry a coffin draped in the national flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 962 more words


Oil: the fossil fuel responsible for the dispute over Virunga National Park in Congo

Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo – Congolese people fight for their stability and food security after prospecting search for oil by a British company. 1,295 more words