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2014-06-20 08:23:45

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gertler Family Foundation [http://www.gertlerfamilyfoundation.org ] (GFF) has distributed three tons of emergency humanitarian supplies to some of the most vulnerable among the more than 130,000 Congolese recently expelled from neighboring Republic of Congo. During the past seven weeks, government authorities in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, have daily forced out of the...

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2011-05-13 09:28:20

Olive ridley sea turtles nest in Gabon but spend most of their time in waters off Republic of Congo Satellite tracking of olive ridley sea turtles off the coast of Central Africa has revealed that existing protected areas may be inadequate to safeguard turtles from fishing nets, according to scientists with the University of California-Santa Cruz, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and others. Scientists involved in the study recommended the extension of an...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

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. This summit, hosted by the Republic of Congo, will bring together representatives of the world's three major tropical rainforest regions: the Congo Basin in Central Africa, the Amazon Basin of South America and the Mekong-Borneo...

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2009-11-24 07:20:00

Gorilla-filled swamp forests need immediate protection A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society says that western lowland gorillas living in a large swamp in the Republic of Congo"”part of the "mother lode" of more than 125,000 gorillas discovered last year"”are becoming increasingly threatened by growing humans activity in the region. The study recommends protection of the swamp forests adjacent to the southwest border of Lac T©l© Community Reserve after recent...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

MagIndustries Corp. ("MagIndustries" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MAA) is pleased to report that it has received an updated National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report entitled "Updated Reserve and Resource Estimate for MagMinerals Mengo Permit Area, Kouilou Region, Republic of Congo" (the "Technical Report") in respect of the property owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary MagMinerals Potash Corp. ("MagPotash"). The Technical Report updates the National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report...

2008-08-13 03:00:30

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ 6e8af8/republic_of_congo) has announced the addition of the "Republic of Congo Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" country profile to their offering. This profile is the essential source...

2008-08-12 12:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6e8af8/republic_of_congo) has announced the addition of the "Republic of Congo Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" country profile to their offering. This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Republic of Congo. It details the market structure,...

2008-08-06 09:00:31

More than 125,000 western lowland gorillas were tallied in the northern part of the Republic of Congo, conservationists said Tuesday in New York. The U.S.-based Wildlife Conservation Society said researchers were thrilled to find so many of the endangered great apes in an area covering 18,000 square miles. Previous estimates in the 1980s suggested that were less than 100,000 western gorillas over all of central Africa. The WCS said successful long-term management of the Republic of...

2008-07-09 12:00:44

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1769b0/republic_of_congo) has announced the addition of the "Republic of Congo Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering. This profile is the essential source for top-level industry data and information relating to the Exploration & Production industry in Republic of Congo. It provides asset level information relating to the active...


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