July-Aug 2013: What have Governments and International Organizations said about Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park?

Save Virunga Half-Year 2013 Update:  What have Governments, International and Local Organizations said about Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park? . Answer: Governments and major countries have gotten together and expressed their concerns about oil exploration in Virunga National park. They urge both SOCO and the DRC government to respect national and international conventions. If… Read More

June 4th, 2013: German Parliament Opposes Oil Drilling in Virunga National Park

GERMAN PARLIAMENT OPPOSES OIL DRILLING PLANS IN CONGOLESE CONSERVATION AREAS German Parliament Opposes Oil Drilling Plans in Congolese Conservation Areas The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Germany want to prevent the destruction of Congolese Natural Heritage Sites. The illegal exploitation of resources, particularly in eastern Congo –… Read More