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Save Virunga provides a Repository for all news related to oil exploration in Virunga National Park, including Lake Edward, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

This website offers access to background materials and news items. Articles have been carefully selected for relevance and quality. These include news items and press releases, photographs and videos, reports and documents, as well as action alerts and links to campaigns. The Repository is constantly evolving and expanding to accommodate knowledge sharing among different groups of users: journalists, professionals from the international development, human rights and conservation communities, as well as the general public.

Content is categorized according to a wide range of relevant themes. To access articles, please use the menu or search bar.

Please contact info@savevirunga.com to contribute and submit news.

Save Virunga is a joint information hub supported by local, national and international development, conservation and human rigths organisations.

We believe Virunga National Park should be a place where no extractive industry and pollution occurs, a place where people develop sustainable livelihoods based on healthy and intact ecosystems.