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Virunga National Park
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European oil exploration threatens Africa’s billion dollar World Heritage Site

WWF launches a campaign aimed at protecting Virunga National Park from European oil extraction.
The organization is calling on UK-based Soco to abandon its plans to explore for oil in Virunga and all other World Heritage Sites.

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Draw the Line
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Draw the Line

Virunga National Park is recognized globally for its rich wildlife, but it is much more than that. Virunga is also a vital resource to local residents living around Africa’s oldest national park.

WWF's OECD complaint against UK oil company SOCO

WWF contends that, in the course of its oil exploration activities in and around Virunga National Park, the Bristih company has violated environmental and human rights provisions of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. Read WWF's complaint

WWF REPORT

 
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