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Environmentalists Calls For End to Oil Exploration in Virunga Increase

60 environmental protection groups have signed a moratorium dubbed Global Mobilization for Protection of UNESCO World Heritage against Oil: Save Virunga…

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Environmentalist Caution Uganda’s Licensing of Exploration in Virunga National Park

Over 60 environmental and tourism groups called for UNESCO and the governments of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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Tanzania: With Gas Already in Its Bag Tanzania’s Rift System Set to Become Next Oil Frontier

Original Story by Chaby Barasa for Tanzania daily News IF recent geological findings are anything to go by, the East African…

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SOCO International, WWF reach deal on controversial Virunga National Park

SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in a joint statement to commit not to…

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Soco to complete seismic in Controversial DRC’s Virunga Park by June

Soco international will complete the ongoing lake bed seismic survey on Lake Edward on Block V by the end of…

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Soco set to begin seismic testing in controversial Congo’s Virunga Park

Soco International will start seismic tests in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Lake Edward amid widespread protests by environmentalists who…