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On May 12 at 11 am, His Excellency, Minister Henri DJOMBO, the Minister of Environment for the Republic of Congo, will hold a briefing on the May 31-June 3 summit in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo of the major rainforest regions in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
By Pat Hewitt, THE CANADIAN PRESS LONDON - It's a haven for elephants, chimpanzees, gorillas and other wildlife - and, now, former prime minister Paul Martin has helped launch a fund to save the Congo Basin, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).