Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Children-on-Lake-Edward-in-DRC-27MZIFV74CJ5.htmlConceptually similarWoman on Shore of Lake Edward in DRCGP04ETMCompleted★★★★Fishermen Repairing Nets in DRCGP04ETGCompleted★★★★Villagers from Lunyasenge in DRCGP04ETLCompleted★★★★Fishermen Repairing Nets in DRCGP04ETHCompleted★★★★Fishermen on Lake Eduard in DRCGP04ETKCompleted★★★★Fishing Boats at Lake Edward in DRCGP04ETICompleted★★★★Fishermen on Lake Eduard in DRCGP04ETJCompleted★★★★Fishermen in Vitshumbi Village in DRCGP04ETTCompleted★★★★Locals Collect Lake Edward Water in DRCGP04ETOCompleted★★★★View AllGP04ETNChildren on Lake Edward in DRCChildren from Lunyasenge, a village located on the west side of the Lake Edward, play on fishing boats on the shore. The village is located at the border of the Virunga National park. Entire communities live from the fishing activities carried out on the Lake Edward.In original language:Kinderen Spelen op Vissersboten bij Lake EdwardKinderen uit het dorp Lunyasenge op de westelijke oever van Lake Edward. Het dorp ligt aan Lake Edward, aan de rand van het Virunga National Park. Het hele dorp is afhankelijk van de visvangst uit dit meer.Locations:Africa-Democratic Republic of the Congo-North Kivu-Virunga National Park (DRC)Date:7 Oct, 2012Credit:© Greenpeace / Jan-Joseph StokMaximum size:5616px X 3744pxRestrictions:ANY EXTERNAL NON-GREENPEACE USE MUST BE CLEARED THROUGH THE PHOTOGRAPHER. PLEASE CONTACT THE MEDIA LIBRARY AT GP INTERNATIONAL OR GP NETHERLANDSKeywords:Beaches-Boats-Children-Day-Fisheries-Fishers-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Lakes-Local population-Native Africans-Outdoors-Playing (activity)-WaterShoot:Local Communities around Virunga National Park in DRCThe British oil company Soco and the French oil company Total are working towards oil exploration in the Virunga National Park. The government has supplied the licenses although the Virunga Park is a protected nature resort and even on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The local communities in the villages in the area are already suffering due to several conflicts. They fear for their future when oil pollution will ruin their fishing waters and agricultural land. These images show farmers and fishermen and their families in their environment.