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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 - Part 4

Publication | April 10, 2007 at 18:00

Part 4

Carving up the Congo - Executive Summary

Publication | April 9, 2007 at 18:00

Executive Summary of 'Carving up the Congo'.

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...

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Image | October 15, 2008 at 18:00

Jean-Christian Ebanda, 20, of Cameroon holds a stack of petitions bearing 42,000 signatures as he addresses the Town Hall meeting at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9, 2008. Samuel Nguiffo, winner of the Goldman...

President of the World Bank

Image | October 15, 2008 at 18:00

President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, left, talks with Jean-Christian Ebanda, 20, of Cameroon, center, and Freddy Mumba Mukula of the Congolese organization CENADEP. Ebanda presented Zoellick with petitions bearing 42,000 signatures at...

Greenpeace activist displays a banner at

Image | April 10, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace activist displays a banner at the European HQ of the World Bank in Paris. 40 million people depend on the DRC's rainforest and very few benefit from logging. The World Bank admits that in the last three years, none of the forest area...

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