Photo: Congo Gorilla Killings Fueled by Illegal Charcoal Trade



Rangers at Congo's Virunga National Park destroy a charcoal oven operating illegally in the park.

Rangers and conservationists say the burgeoning illicit charcoal trade inside the park has fueled several recent attacks on Virunga's rare mountain gorillas and the rangers who protect them.

Photograph courtesy Paulin Ngobobo, WildlifeDirect


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