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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.

Save Virunga Disclaimer

The posting of news, stories, commentaries, reports, documents and links (embedded or otherwise) on this website does not in any way, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest that Save Virunga represents one specific party. Save Virunga is an independent initiative, not part of any international organization or campaign. Save Virunga is not represented by international organizations, campaigners or Virunga National Park.

Save Virunga represents multiple opinions, perspectives and viewpoints of organizations. First and foremost, Save Virunga gives a voice to local communities who depend on the survival of Virunga for their livelihoods. We believe that the local voice needs to remain local and that communities and civil society have a say in the decision and future of Virunga.

For further inquiries please contact info@savevirunga.com

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.