“I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses. We must never forget that it is our duty to protect this environment.” — Nelson Mandela. On December 10th we commemorate Human Rights Day, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This… Read More
Berta Vive! An Extraordinary Leader Murdered. Her Fight Will Never Die. We call for Justice.
An extraordinary leader has been murdered. To save this planet we need extraordinary leaders…. Many of them are not known to you and to the rest of the world, and probably they never will be. Why? “It costs us in blood” BUT THEY ARE HERE, fighting each day for a world where environmental and human… Read More
July 15th, BREAKING NEWS: New cases of intimidation and arrests of local community leaders opposing oil exploration in Virunga NP
Local engagement program of SOCO International targeting the fisheries of Lake Edward: some individuals of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) identified, local populations taken hostage. Local civil society organizations working on conservation and protection of the Environment and Human Rights (CREF Network CREDDHO, IDPE, SOPR) condemn in the strongest manner… Read More