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Nobel peace laureate urges Congo Basin forest conservation

Date : 18th May 2005, Source : ENS



NEW YORK, New York, May 18, 2005 (ENS) - Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Wangari Maathai Tuesday appealed to the United Nations Forum on Forests to help the people and governments of Central Africa to safeguard the forest ecosystems of the Congo Basin, the world's second-largest river basin after the Amazon. Maathai was addressing forest ministers from around the world gathered at UN headquarters to determine the future direction of global forest conservation.

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