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#ActualiteCD. | of children will plant 300,000 trees by early December – Desk Nature

At least three hundred thousand (300,000) trees will be planted until Saturday 04 December on various sites selected across the city-province of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. And it is children who will carry out this afforestation with seedlings. They will be prepared by the Ministry …

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#ActualiteCD. | an NGO warns about mining in the Lubudi Sampwe hunting area – Desk Nature

The National Peasant League for Human Rights (LINAPEDHO) warns about mining in the Lubudi Sampwe hunting area belonging to the Upemba National Park. In its report of a field mission, this NGO reveals that the process for the reopening of the Kipafu quarry has already started while the MUVULE quarry …

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#ActualiteCD. | a Canadian firm presents a $ 135 million project to recycle waste in Kinshasa – Desk Nature

The Biocrude Technologies group wants to help the city of Kinshasa to recycle its thousands of tons of waste. On November 19, a delegation from this Canadian law firm met with Ève Bazaiba Masudi, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the Environment and Sustainable Development. During these discussions, the delegation …

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#ActualiteCD. | Eco-guard killed in attack attributed to M23 combatants in Virunga Park – Desk Nature

An eco-guard was killed during the night from Saturday to Sunday during the attack on a patrol station of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) in Bukima in the heart of Virunga National Park. M23 combatants are suspected, according to initial information reported by Olivier Mushiete who …

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#ActualiteCD. | ICCN wants to launch Congo Air nature – Desk Nature

The Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) plans to launch an airline company specializing in conservation services for protected areas. It was Olivier Mushiete, its general manager, who announced it during the morning of the presentation of his 100 days at the head of this institution. “We have …

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#ActualiteCD. | the mountain gorilla population continues to grow, the Virunga Park records a 15th birth since January – Desk Nature

Virunga National Park has recorded a new birth in the birth gorillas. This Monday, November 15, the female Kanyalire (19 years old) gave birth to a female baby in the Humba family. This birth brings to 15 the number of individuals in this family. It is also the first birth …

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#ActualiteCD. | NGOs insist “protected areas are under pressure” – Desk Nature

More than 42% of the Congolese national territory is covered with primary forests housing more than 400 species of mammals, more than 1,000 species of birds, more than 400 species of fish and more than 10,000 species of plants, statistics show. Currently, it is estimated that more than 50 million …

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#ActualiteCD. | the DRC will have a National Population Policy by the end of 2024 – Desk Nature

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is committed to implementing a national population policy with a view to accelerating the demographic transition to enable families and households to become resilient to the effects of climate change. As part of the 2nd phase of the DRC-CAFI partnership signed at COP26, the …

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#ActualiteCD. | Angry Africa denounces the hypocrisy of industrialized countries – Desk Nature

As the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) which is being held in Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom) closes this Friday, November 12, Africa does not take offense at what it describes as “ Hypocrisy ”of the big polluters. The countries with the largest forest area, the Congo Basin, are …

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#ActualiteCD. | deafening silence on the pollution of the Lubilanji and Kanshi rivers by diamond mining – Desk Nature

The exploitation of diamonds from Kasai-Oriental by mining companies pollutes the Lubilanji and Kanshi rivers, making their water unfit for consumption. This is revealed by a report by the Sarw Observatory (Southern Africa Resource Watch) published last month. The observatory informs that MIBA has not yet done anything to protect …

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#ActualiteCD. | towards a trilateral DRC-Brazil-Indonesia cartel for compensation for forest protection – Desk Nature

The largest forest countries will now express a single voice to demand compensation for their efforts to protect the environment. On the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow (Scotland), the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Brazil and Indonesia pledged to speak the same …

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#ActualiteCD. | the “active” participation of Félix Tshisekedi marked the return of the DRC in the fight against climate change – Desk Nature

The Government welcomes the Euro-Asian tour of the Head of State, Félix Tshisekedi during which he took part in the 26th United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom). For the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, this is the very first time that a Congolese Head of …

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#ActualiteCD. | 3 eco-guards wounded and 3 attackers killed in a double attack in Museya – Desk Nature

Three eco-guards of the Virunga National Park were injured in a double attack perpetrated in Museya, near the Kyavinyonge fishery on Lake Edouard, not far from Beni, in the province of North Kivu. According to the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN), a first attack on October 31, …

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#ActualiteCD. | Félix Tshisekedi and Denis Sassou participated in the presentation of the structuring of the Blue Fund – Desk Nature

Félix Tshisekedi, current President of the African Union, and Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Congo Basin Climate Commission (CCBC) attended this Wednesday November 3, 2021 the presentation of the structuring of the Blue Fund for the Congo Basin organized at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland (UK). The two personalities brought …

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#ActualiteCD. | Olivier Mushiete auditioned by the Environment, Tourism and Natural Resources Commission on the hydroelectric power plant project in Sombwe – Desk Nature

Olivier Mushiete, the Acting Director General, was heard on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at the Environment, Tourism and Natural Resources Commission of the National Assembly on the hydroelectric power plant project in Sombwe (Haut-Katanga). He was asked to enlighten this commission on the environmental, social and economic impact of the …

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