forest

The value of Congo’s forest

Bemba forest in the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Republic of Congo

Protecting the Bemba forest in the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park will contribute to biodiversity conservation in the Congo Basin. A recent study, published in the scientific journal “Plant Ecology and Evolution,” sheds valuable insights into forest stands of Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (G. dewevrei) in the Sangha Trinational region in the Republic of Congo. dewevrei, known as “Bemba” […]

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Tracking millipedes

Walking through indigenous rainforest in Africa always delivers unexpected surprises. In picture is a “shongololo” or millipede found in abundance across southern Africa. There are close to 12,000 millipede species in the world. the name “millipede” is derived from Latin, meaning “thousand feet”. However, no known species has that many legs, and the record for

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