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Congo to Destroy UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Search For Oil

Congo’s Virunga National Park, the oldest national park in Africa and the Salonga National Park, home to endangered Gorillas have been handed over by Congo’s President to a UK oil company, Soco, to be destroyed for oil exploration.

 A band of mountain gorillas rest in a clearing in Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters)


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