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Mountain Gorillas Oil Threat

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Post  whitestarling on Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:18 am

BBC NEWS Virunga mountain gorillas under threat
13 March 2015 Last updated at 23:37 GMT

The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park.
He would like to allow oil exploration there.
Virunga boasts the continent's most diverse wildlife habitat and is home to endangered mountain gorillas.

Congo correspondent Maud Jullien reports


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-31881086

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Post  Laikipia on Mon Mar 16, 2015 2:19 pm

No I thought Virunga had been saved? More depressing news for a Monday.

Thanks for letting us know WS.

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Post  Doogs on Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:23 pm

I'm picking this up the following Monday and it's still not good news No Crying or Very sad
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Post  whitestarling on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:38 am

Definitely not Doogs

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