Deforestation In The Congo Basin

The Congo Basin is home to the second largest rain-forested area on earth. Its importance to the global environment should not be underestimated.

Protecting these intact forest landscapes is vital is vital to prevent dangerous climate change worldwide, since they are huge carbon sinks and are important for the regional and local climate as well. The total carbon stock of the DR Congo – by far the largest country in the Congo Basin - is about 27 billion tonnes alone.

The Congo rainforest. Taken on a flight from Kinshasa to Bumba.

Categories

The latest updates

Show thumb view  

World Water Day 2016

Slideshow | 21 March, 2016

Fukushima 5 years on

Slideshow | 11 March, 2016

Cats Vs BadTuna

Video | 9 March, 2016 at 19:00

Big THANKS to: Lil BUB, Nala, Spangles, Princess Monster Truck, Captain Pancakes, Hamilton the Hipster Cat, Pork chop, Beans and TT Pistachio, Matilda the Alien Cat, Loki the Kitteh, Cole and Marmalade, Winston Smushface, Monty the Cat, Oskar and...

Women in Turkey choose life over coal

Video | 7 March, 2016 at 18:30

Turkish women discuss how coal plants have affected their lives, and the action they've taken to protect their land and families.

1 - 5 of 5652 results.