Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Control-Tower-in-Virunga-National-Park-27MZIFV7X25X.htmlConceptually similarICCN Ranger in Virunga National ParkGP04EU3Completed★★★★Virunga National Park in DRCGP04EU2Completed★★★★★★ICCN Rangers in Virunga National ParkGP04ETXCompleted★★★★ICCN Rangers in Virunga National ParkGP04ETYCompleted★★★★ICCN Rangers in Virunga National ParkGP04ETZCompleted★★★★Senkwekwe Orphan Mountain Gorilla CenterGP04EU1Completed★★★★View of Virunga National ParkGP04ET9Completed★★★★Seismic Oil Exploration Map in DRCGP04ETVCompleted★★★★Seismic Oil Exploration Map in DRCGP04ETWCompleted★★★★View AllGP04EU4Control Tower in Virunga National ParkControl tower at the ICCN (Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature) base in Rumangabo. ICCN guards use these towers to protect the Virunga National park against illegal logging and poachers.In original language:Uitkijkpost in Virunga National ParkUitkijkpost van de ICCN (Institute in Congo for the Conservation of Nature) in Rumangabo, staat Noord-Kivu.Locations:Africa-Democratic Republic of the Congo-North Kivu-Virunga National Park (DRC)Date:11 Oct, 2012Credit:© Greenpeace / Jan-Joseph StokMaximum size:3744px X 5616pxRestrictions:ANY EXTERNAL NON-GREENPEACE USE MUST BE CLEARED THROUGH THE PHOTOGRAPHER. PLEASE CONTACT THE MEDIA LIBRARY AT GP INTERNATIONAL OR GP NETHERLANDSKeywords:Day-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Observation towers-Oil (Industry)-Oil exploration-Outdoors-Parks-Police force-Tropical rainforestsShoot: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.