1.000 Reasons Save Virunga: #36 “We say to Soco: No”

“As she serves us a dinner of Lake Edward tilapia—grilled with onions and cassava leaves, and accompanied by fried potatoes and extra pili pili sauce—she delivers an assessment of Soco that most residents of the area would agree with. A future of oil, she fears, will destroy Lake Edward’s fish and pollute the local land and water,… Read More

NOV 2012: Black Gold in Congo: a Photo Essay about Oil threat in a War-torn Country

Jan-Joseph Stok – Photo Essay – Black Gold in Congo Congo being one of the richest country in the World for it’s natural resources, has faced intensive conflicts for the last decade. It’s minerals are it’s curse. Oil exploration in the DR Congo is a new threat to the stability of a War-torn country. M23 rebels… Read More