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The race to save rosewood

The race to save rosewood

Long hidden in the shadows of informal trade, an African tree species known locally as mukula is now under an international spotlight.


Rooting sustainability in the logging industry

Rooting sustainability in the logging industry

Democratic Republic of the Congo – Located on the bumpy road connecting run-down Bangoka International Airport to the city of Kisangani in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Compagnie Forestière et de Transformation’s (CFT)








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




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