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2009-12-02 08:44:00

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Bolstering Biodiversity in Africa: Everyone's Problem and Heritage" Coinciding with the International Year of Biodiversity, 2-3 June 2010 the Gabonese Republic is hosting an international conference in Libreville (Gabon) on the issue of safeguarding biological resources in Africa.

2008-07-23 09:00:48

Workers strike paralyzes operations at Gabonese airport LIBREVILLE, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese air-traffic controllers have downed their tools in yet another one-day strike, paralyzing almost all operations at the country's main international airport in the capital, according to official sources.

2006-06-11 23:08:31

By Antoine Lawson LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Elephant trunks and smoked gorilla limbs hang from Emile Ndong's stall, "ripening" in the tropical heat.

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2006-06-12 00:40:00

Elephant trunks and smoked gorilla limbs hang from Emile Ndong's stall, "ripening" in the tropical heat. Ndong is one of many profiting from Africa's booming trade in bushmeat -- a blood-soaked business that has serious consequences for the continent's wildlife.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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