What is happening to Murchison Falls Protected Area, Uganda’s largest, oldest, and most visited protected area? And how can Virunga, Queen Elizabeth and so many other endangered protected and high biodiversity areas survive oil and infrastructure expansion in the region? Like if it was note enough to have oil drilling in this protected area now… Read More
Weekly Serie – Is Oil Hunt in Ugandan National Parks a Real Test to Africa’s Eco Defenses? Or Legal Defenses?
Is Oil Hunt in Ugandan NParks a Real Test to Africa’s Eco or Legal defenses? Some of the latest articles on oil developments in Uganda are not very clear on what is being done by both government and companies in Uganda. When speaking to some key environmentalists in Uganda it was clear that both Uganda… Read More
Weekly Serie Oil drilling in Protected Areas – Murchison Delta: Blurred Future of Wildlife and Tourism
Oil drilling in Murchison delta and the blurred future of wildlife and tourism By Isaac Imaka & Frederic Musisi April 10 2013 at 01:00 A shoebill is often described as an ugly, shy and rare bird. Ugly as it may look, it is one of the most sought after birds in the Murchison Falls National… Read More
Impacts of oil exploration in Lake Albert Uganda: “a few environmental considerations”
Article based on the transcripts of Stephen Digges’ film “Uganda’s Oil Boom: Curse or Cure?“ The discovery of oil bellow Lake Albert, on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo could constitute the largest onshore discovery in sub-Saharan Africa. The vast discovery could transform Uganda’s economy – but only if managed well.… Read More