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A new film about Africa s embattled Virunga National Park debuts just days after the parks director was shot by gunmen. Virunga National Park is an amazing, irreplaceable place. Nearly 2 million acres of forests, swamps, savannas and snowfields sprawl over ancient mountains and active volcanoes, teeming with iconic wildlife like chimpanzees, lowland gorillas and about 25 percent of Earth's wild mountain gorillas.

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IT'S THEIR WORLD TOO! Demand Oil Exploration End in Congo's Gorilla Rich Virunga National Park! Extraction of oil in sensitive primary natural ecosystems such as rainforests inevitably causes grave environmental damage. Virunga’s primary rainforests, mountain gorillas, and forest-dependent local communities are far too valuable to be destroyed for short-term financial gain. PLZ Sign & Share!


Battle for Virunga: The fight to save Africa's oldest national park

Virunga National Park has become the battleground in a new conflict, as conservationsists fight off the advances of rebel militias, poachers and a powerful oil company

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My other children, the orphan gorillas of Virunga

Andre Bauma with Ndakasi - "I felt obliged to stay with the gorillas here," Bauma says. "You must justify why you are on this earth - gorillas justify why I am here, they are my life. So if it is about dying, I will die for the gorillas."