Big Oil threatens gorillas in Congo


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This video says about itself:

VIRUNGA Documentary on Congo & National Park

30 apr. 2014

VIRUNGA, the documentary on Congo’s UNESCO world heritage national park that is under threat from oil companies. Complete with the trailer and film clips, we talk with filmmaker Orlando von Einsiedel at the Tribeca film festival about making a documentary that explores the Congo, corruption, and foreign exploitation on BYOD-the world’s only all documentary talk show.

From weekly The Observer in Britain:

Church of England may sell £3m stake in mining firm over fears for gorilla haven

Move follows film backed by Leonardo DiCaprio and pleas by environmentalists to protect Congo’s Virunga park

Jamie Doward

Saturday 7 February 2015 20.05 GMT

The Church of England is considering withdrawing its investment in a controversial British mining firm whose operations in a war-torn region of Africa have alarmed both human rights groups and environmentalists.

The church…

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