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Unlocking the secrets of tropical trees

Unlocking the secrets of tropical trees

A young Congolese researcher earns his ‘cutting edge’ stripes Democratic Republic of the Congo – Tropical forests are magical places. Inside the bustling canopy, huge buttress trees and evergreen plants make


Protecting Congo’s botanical treasures

Protecting Congo’s botanical treasures

A win-win for science, people and the environment By Gonzalez Ahtziri Democratic Republic of the Congo – Nestled within Africa’s biggest rainforest lies what was once the world’s largest tropical









Sustainable consumption of wild meat, a possible endeavor?

Sustainable consumption of wild meat, a possible endeavor?

Wild meat plays a crucial role in the nutrition of communities living around the Yangambi Biosphere Reserve, located in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Wild meat from animals such as small apes, red duiker, blue duiker, giant rat and bush pigs, is the most important source of protein for the inhabitants of the region.




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