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Drilling stopped in Virunga National Park but for how long?

June 12, 2014

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As I prepared to board a flight to East Africa yesterday news that oil exploration within Africa’s oldest national park had been suspended broke. The environmental charity WWF was claiming this as its own hard-fought victory. It follows endless campaigning and celebrity endorsement which the NGO believes helped to safeguard the Democratic Republic of Congo’s […]

A Close Shave – Day 73

May 16, 2012

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There have now been two incidents in my life where time has momentarily stood still and the preceding seconds after have happened in slow motion. A much as I love The Northerner it wasn’t when we met on our first date. The first incident was 20 years ago. I was walking down a steep residential […]