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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
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
Virunga: A must see documentary on Virunga National Park, the bravery of its protectors, its mountain gorillas and the forces of evil ranged against them
Hugh Paxton’s Blog likes wildlife documentaries but many tend to be a bit…samey. Virunga isn’t. At all. In fact I’m not sure whether I’d classify it a wildlife documentary at all. 225 more words
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