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Pétrole au Virunga: La Violence faite aux Peuples

Pétrole en Afrique: A quoi sert la manne pétrolière? A quel développement? Qui en bénéficie?

L’Afrique donne l’image d’un continent connaissant une marginalisation croissante sur les marchés légaux du commerce mondial; à l’exception de l’exploitation de quelques minerais: bauxite, uranium, or; à l’exception notable du pétrole. 805 more words


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No one plans the life-changing events that come from the loss of a loved one. As I sit next to my sister, as I have every Wednesday for the last (almost) 6 months I shake my head at exactly how much this Run now represents. 274 more words


Help Mountain Gorillas by Signing a Petition to The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Please help save the Virunga National Park  in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from oil exploration. The National park is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. 475 more words

Animal Rights

And Then There Were None: Mountain Gorillas in Imminent Danger

In this central African park.

Desperate refugees crowd park boundaries.

Charcoal producers strip forests.

Then, last summer , someone killed seven of these magnificent creatures in cold blood. 615 more words


Reflections from the Congo

The Democratic Repuplic of the Congo has all too often been a forgotten place. I imagine nearly all of you can recall the 1994 genocide that killed nearly 1 million people in Rwanda. 747 more words


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Take action for the gorillas in Congo!

One amazing film telling the story of park rangers protecting the Virunga National Park and the gorillas living there among other animals. 310 more words


A revealing commentary on the documentary film Virunga was published about a week ago in the magazine Foreign Affairs. The key lesson one gains when reading the article is the importance of avoiding a dynamic of representation wherein white people advocate on behalf of non-white people for a good, noble, or important cause, but – in so doing – radically simplify the complexities of social situations and, more importantly, deny or silence local voices. 595 more words