Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC: Removal of Salonga Park from World Heritage in Danger divides; Boris Ngounou; Afrik 21

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The Salonga National Park in central Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been removed from UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in Danger. This is an early decision according to environmental activists, who continue to call for the cancellation of oil concessions granted in the Salonga and Virunga parks by the DRC government.

Source: DRC: Removal of Salonga Park from World Heritage in Danger divides | Afrik 21

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