coltan mining and biodiversity conservation in the drc

    Democratic Republic of the Congo Environment,  · Biodiversity - also biological diversity; the relative number of species, diverse in form and function, at the genetic, organism, community, and ecosystem level; loss of biodiversity reduces an ecosystem's ability to recover from natural or man-induced disruption.Preliminary reflections of the potential of climate smart agriculture (CSA) in the Tshopo Province (DRC),  · area of the DRC (Lejoly et al. 2010). The land use of Tshopo Province is as follows: 21.5% forest concessions, 12% mining squares and 4% protected areas. The rest of the territory is either unoccupied or made up of agricultural complexes where localEcologist / Researcher,  · based conservation, capacity building of staff, outreach, etc. The Nkuba Conservation Area (NCA) encompasses a unique primary forest of ~1300 km 2 in eastern DRC, between Kahuzi-Biega National Park and Maiko National Park. This region, which forms theSucked Dry | Pulitzer Center,  · Most are in agriculture, with others in forestry, renewable energy, and mining. In the Nile basin, for every land deal, at least someone in local communities suffers. From Uganda to South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia and eventually Egypt, the Nile meanders through an intricate patchwork of landscapes: flat, ragged, mountainous, green and fertile, desert.Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,  · The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo's largest source of export income. In 2009, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had an estimated $24 trillion in untapped mineral deposits, including the world's largest reserves of ....

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