Climate change threatens Congo's great apes

Researchers fear global warming could ruin the Goualougo Triangle - home to rare gorillas and chimpanzees.

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    The Goualougo Triangle in the Republic of the Congo is a unique safe haven for endangered gorillas and chimpanzees.

    It is located a two-day road trip away from the capital of Brazzaville.

    Some researchers fear climate change might spoil the unspoiled 260-square-kilometre region - the most pristine environment on Earth for endangered great apes.

    Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from the Goualougo Triangle.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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