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African Park Rangers Face Deadly Struggle To Save Mountain Gorillas
At least 152 Virunga workers have died defending the critically endangered primates over the past two decades.
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Mélanie Gouby: 'Virunga Is the Only Hope Eastern Congo Has Had in Decades'
Tadzio Mac Gregor
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Mélanie Gouby discusses her professional involvement with the Virunga project as well as her emotional attachment to the region she got to know so well.
The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From Vladimir Putin to Margaux Hemingway
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And if the festival is not enough to intrigue, one can always walk around the port of Thessaloniki, brimming with bars and outside tables, with people enjoying grilled octopus, kalamata olives, melted feta cheese and animated conversation (where is that crisis?)
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Psychopathic Politics in Congo
Writer and author
Has President Joseph Kabila finally revealed his true colors to the world? At least 36 people, including a police officer, were killed in demonstrations against proposed changes to the constitution. The changes would require a national census before the 2016 presidential elections.
People, Not Gorillas, Are the Real Heroes of
Writer and Author with special interest in international issues.
This is a very good film that could have been a great film if the producers could have taken some more risks. Having navigated this part of Virunga in 2007, 2008 and 2009, I can say that taking risks is easier said then done. If the government does not approve of your footage, it is confiscated.
Why I Want You to Watch
Heroes usually make a decision to put themselves in danger or to protect people who are in danger. But the true victims in this story -- the mountain gorillas of
-- are hard to see as anything other than innocent quarry of machinations far beyond their ken.
New Troubles at the Gates of Virunga
Howard G. Buffett
Virunga National Park is a unique asset that could, if utilized correctly, be an economic development engine. We believe it is important for the Congolese to chart a development path that benefits the majority, not a privileged few, and above all else, enforce its own laws.
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The volcanic eruption is perhaps the only category of natural disaster that has major tourist appeal.
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Congo Volcano "Devastating"; Raises "Concern for Human Settlements"
Writer and author
There were initially three lava flows, but they have merged and the remaining flow is moving south-southwest toward the town of Sake.
Endangered Mountain Gorillas' Safety Signals Optimism In Congo
By New York Times, New York Times
Violence near Congo's Virunga National Park has subsided, allowing residents and rangers to return to the area. The military
Gorilla Killings in Virunga National Park, Congo
Host, The Charlie Rose Show
Mountain gorillas are an endangered species with some 700 alive. Nearly half of these animals live in Virunga National Park
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