Giving Nature a Voice – Salonga: Africa’s Biggest Rainforest (Part 2)

Synopsis

Season 01 Episode 13

Part 2 of our journey to Salonga focuses on Congolese anti-poaching patrols and attempts to wean the local community from the bush meat trade. 350 eco-guards man 40 bush posts, to patrol a wilderness the size of Belgium, where rivers are the only highways. Rare antelopes, monkeys, apes and even leopards are all on the menu and unfortunately goods for the commercial market. But Africa’s biggest tropical forest remains intact so biologists are hopeful that Salonga’s biosphere can be restored.

A Film By: Olivier Grancher, Katya Katondolo, Andrew Tkach, Patrice Citera, Cedric Mbongo, Michael Castofas

The Filmmakers

Giving Nature a Voice is produced by East African filmmakers, for the African market and beyond. 33 teams from Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo have captured the beauty and pathos of their home environment in a series of award winning half hour films.

AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY presents the documentary series "GIVING NATURE A VOICE" directed by ANDREW TKACH interim dean and vice provost DR. ALEX AWITI project officer gsmc MARIETTA MUSYOKA

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Giving Nature a Voice – A Dog’s Life

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Giving Nature a Voice – Climate’s Children

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Giving Nature a Voice – Crocodiles of Tana: Predator or Prey

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Giving Nature a Voice – Do Rhinos Have a Future?

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Giving Nature a Voice – End of the River (Part 3)

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Giving Nature a Voice – End of the River (Part 4) 

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Giving Nature a Voice – Flight to Extinction

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Giving Nature a Voice – Food Waste

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Giving Nature a Voice – Greening Bare Ground

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Giving Nature a Voice – Ivory Belongs To Elephants

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Giving Nature a Voice – Max, the Chimp Amputee

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Giving Nature a Voice – Pangolins: The World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

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Giving Nature a Voice – Plastics Are Forever

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Giving Nature a Voice – Power Struggle

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salonga: Africa’s Biggest Rainforest (Part 1)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salonga: Africa’s Biggest Rainforest (Part 2)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salt Water Survivors

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Giving Nature a Voice – Sandstorm

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Mountain Gorillas

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Sitatunga

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Snakes, Protecting People

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Giving Nature a Voice – The Price of Power

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Giving Nature a Voice – Turtle Rescue (Part 1)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Turtle Rescue (Part 2)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Underwater Treasures

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Giving Nature a Voice – Vanishing Vultures