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African Rainforests

Page | January 27, 2010 at 20:12

The vast forest of the Congo Basin is the second largest tropical rainforest on earth and the lungs of Africa. Its incredibly rich and diverse ecosystem provides food, fresh water, shelter and medicine for tens of millions of people, and is home...

Rainforest Destruction in Africa

Feature story | April 10, 2007 at 18:00

The Congo rainforest is the life support system for millions of people in the 'green heart' of Africa. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) alone, 40 million people depend on the forest. Like all large intact forests, it's also crucially...

African Students call on World Bank President to save the Congo rainforest

Feature story | October 12, 2008 at 18:00

In his first visit to Washington, DC, 20-year-old Jean-Christian Ebanda from Cameroon delivered a forest petition with 42,000 signatures to the President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick. He is attending a town hall meeting at the International...

Carving up the Congo - Executive Summary

Publication | April 9, 2007 at 18:00

Executive Summary of 'Carving up the Congo'.

Carving Up The Congo - Part 4

Publication | April 10, 2007 at 18:00

Part 4

Forest Wildlife Factsheets

Hub | January 15, 2010 at 20:13

World Bank! Coal is Expensive, and It Kills People

Blog by Kyle Ash | March 1, 2011 5 comments

Today people across the planet are telling the World Bank to stop funding coal! You can help by posting a message on the World Bank's Facebook page . You can also comment on the World Bank's blog , or Tweet @WorldBank using...

Western Lowland Gorilla

Page | January 19, 2010 at 20:01

African Forest Elephant

Page | January 19, 2010 at 19:57


Page | January 16, 2010 at 8:34

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