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2014-06-10 20:21:13

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed with WWF in a joint statement to commit not to undertake or commission any exploratory or

2014-04-29 16:23:50

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO is aware of the inaccuracies concerning its activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo currently being circulated in the

Guerillas Threaten Gorillas In Congo’s Virunga National Park
2012-05-15 11:47:17

Heavily armed Congolese rebels taking refuge in their country’s Virunga National Park are placing endangered mountain gorillas under additional threat, according to conservation officials.

African Volcano Erupts With Impressive Show
2011-11-09 09:59:56

Africa’s most active volcano Nyamuragira, located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, erupted last weekend throwing off clouds of ash and orange smoke.

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2010-04-08 07:17:12

A Congolese environmental protection group said that DR Congo troops illegally killed animals last month in Virunga National Park, including seven hippos and five elephants.

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2009-06-24 09:36:05

Militant groups in one of Africa’s historic Congo national parks have killed several animals since the start of the year.

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2009-01-27 12:45:00

A new census count released on Tuesday showed the population of mountain gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park has risen by 12.5 percent.

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2008-11-10 16:27:33

Park officials in East Congo said on Monday that conflict has put more than a quarter of the world's last mountain gorillas at the mercy of armed groups who hunt and camp in their territory.

2006-06-08 19:08:04

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Delighted conservationists said on Friday that they had found conclusive proof of the existence of a rare giraffe-like creature in Congo's Virunga National Park that has defied the odds of survival in a region battered by savage conflict.

2006-06-08 19:05:00

Delighted conservationists said on Friday that they had found conclusive proof of the existence of a rare giraffe-like creature in Congo's Virunga National Park that has defied the odds of survival in a region battered by savage conflict.


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Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.