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African treaty to protect forest

Date : 5th February 2005, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Leaders of seven African nations have signed a joint treaty to protect their continent's massive rainforest - second only to that found in the Amazon basin. They were joined by international officials as well as French President Jacques Chirac in the Congolese capital, Brazzaville. The treaty aims to breathe new life into a conservation project set up five years ago, which has not progressed.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4240063.stm





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