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D.R of Congo: park rangers with blogs

Extra Extra blogs about three Congolese park rangers with cameras and blogs, “Wildlife Direct deserve bounteous credit for arming three elite park rangers in Eastern DRC with cameras and blogs”

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  • […] Fred wrote “Congo Rangers blog from the front line” back in March. Our link to Fred’s post led BBC Pods and Blogs to do a story about WildlifeDirect. Rebecca MacKinnon had this to say after reading their blog: I was just poking around their blogs. Great stuff: wonderful pictures and videos, and real windows onto the lives of some dedicated Congolese park rangers. If you care about African wildlife you should definitely follow their blogs. A great example of one less thing I ever would have known about if it weren’t for Global Voices. […]

  • […] Many readers of Global Voices have already met Atamato, a ranger who helps protect Virunga National Park, a Global Heritage site in Eastern DRC. Unfortunately, his recent fears about the presence of a rebel militia group in the park have proved well-founded, as he reported on Saturday: At 4h00 this morning Mai Mai rebels attacked the Burusi Patrol Post here in Virunga, leaving one park ranger dead, four critically wounded, as well as kidnapping Officer Monya… […]

  • […] wrote “Congo Rangers blog from the front line” back in March. Our link to Fred’s post led BBC Pods and Blogs to do a story about WildlifeDirect. Rebecca MacKinnon had this to say after […]

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