Friday, September 17, 2004

NEWS - The battle for DR Congo's wildlife

The BBC has this extensive report on the recent Unesco conference
Despite the Democratic Republic of Congo's shaky peace her five World Heritage site national parks and their wildlife and unique ecosystems remain endangered.

Donors at a Unesco conference in Paris have just pledged $40m to protect DR Congo's natural heritage, but for conservationists on the ground the parks remain a battle ground.