The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to 10 percent of the world’s tropical forests. Vast and varied, these forests have a value that extends far beyond the country’s national borders: They harbor an immense wealth of biodiversity, provide livelihoods for two-thirds of the population and contribute to the environmental stability of the entire planet.
Maintaining these forests and managing them sustainably are essential for the wealth and health of the nation, both now and into the future.
This video explores the threats to the forest and shows how solutions are being forged – in the classroom.
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