Children of a logger in the wait to be transported along the Lomami River, a tributary of the Congo River. Approximately 40 million people in the DRC depend on the rainforest for their basic needs, such as medicine, food or shelter. (Photo: Greenpeace/Jiro Ose)

Scheme To Protect Second Largest Rainforest Threatened By Corruption, Politics

Africa’s Congo Basin rainforest is one of the few pristine forest environments left on earth and home to gorillas, forest elephants and bonobos.