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Third of Congo basin’s tropical forests are under threat from fossil fuel investments, undermining climate action, report warns
Calls by countries such as UK and US to halt auction for drilling permits in the world’s second-largest rainforest branded ‘galling’
Villagers in the Congo basin rely on the forest for food, medicine and spiritual wellbeing, but an auction of exploration rights could threaten that way of life
Sale calls into question protection deal signed at Cop26 as expert warns Congo auction could be a catastrophe for wildlife, health and climate
Solar panels and cleaner-burning stoves have reduced dangers faced by residents of three camps
As a case in the US alleges links between tech companies and child miners in Congo, the Guardian’s global environment editor assesses the dangers of element in high demand for batteries
Corporate watchdog urges clean-up of supply chains as analysis finds weak regulation and enforcement has led to lack of scrutiny
The deadly virus Ebola has returned to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). A new outbreak of Ebola stuck the northwest town of Bikoro with 21 suspected cases of the virus. Out of five samples sent to the DRC's National...
The winners of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize show you don't have to be a celebrity or politician to make a change. The award, commonly called the Nobel Prize for the environment, recently recognized six inspiring individuals,...
Mega dam on Congo river to produce electricity equal to 20 large nuclear power stations, but critics say it will displace 60,000 people and wreck the ecosystem
The cobalt in your smartphone’s battery could have been sourced with child labor, according to a new report from Amnesty International. The human rights organization traced the sale of cobalt, a main component in lithium-ion...
Plans to build huge dams in the Amazon, Mekong and Congo could devastate freshwater biodiversity in these tropical river basins, say ecologists
Leaked documents appear to show Soco paid $42,000 to officer who was filmed offering bribes to opponents of oil exploration in DRC national park
A new study published in Science has traced the origins of the HIV-1 group M pandemic to 1920s Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
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