and conservation biologists are pursuing ecosystem valuation. Biodiversity measures in particular appear to be the most promising way to reconcile financial and ecological values, and there are many active efforts in this regard. The growing field of biodiversity finance http: www.socialedge.org features opportunities archive 2008 02 23 weblogentry.2008-02-20.6191038944 began to emerge in 2008 in response to many specific proposals such as the Ecuadoran
and popular food, and as many as 44 types of bird and monkey have been observed picking from a single tree. The sounds of the jungle throughout the day are explored, from the early morning calls of siamangs and orangutans to the nocturnal cacophony of courting tree frogs. The importance of fungi (fungus) to the rainforest is illustrated by a sequence of them fruiting, including a parasite (parasitism) called cordyceps. The mutual benefits of the relationship between carnivorous pitcher plants and red crab spiders is also discussed. In the Congo (Republic of the Congo), roaming forest elephants (African Forest Elephant) are shown reaching a clearing to feed on essential clay minerals within the mud. Finally, chimpanzees are one of the few jungle animals able to traverse both the forest floor and the canopy in search of food. In Uganda, members of a 150-strong community of the primates mount a raid into neighbouring territory in order to gain control of it. ''Planet Earth Diaries'' looks at filming displaying birds of paradise, focusing mainly on the filming of the six-plumed bird of paradise (Parotia).
forest primary , and secondary forests and lowland swamps in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo (Republic of the Congo), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. It is the gorilla usually found in zoos.
Bisso Na Bisso's song "Dans la peau d'un chef" refers to the corruption of African heads of state. Helenon, Veronique. "Africa on Their Mind: Rap, Blackness, and Citizenship in France." In ''The Vinyl Ain’t Final: Hip Hop and the Globalization of Black Popular Culture'', ed. by Dipannita Basu and Sidney J. Lemelle, 151-66. London; Ann Arbor, Michigan: Pluto Pres Though their music and the issues they cover focus more on their home country, the Republic of the Congo, all member of Bisso Na Bisso live in France and rap in French. Africanhiphop.com Africanhiphop Although many artists that have dominated the hip hop scene in France are of African descent, themes dealing with the intimate connection between France and various African countries tend not to get much promotion on mainstream radio and even less consideration in scholarly research on the subject. Helenon, Veronique. "Africa on Their Mind: Rap, Blackness, and Citizenship in France." In ''The Vinyl Ain’t Final: Hip Hop and the Globalization of Black Popular Culture'', ed. by Dipannita Basu and Sidney J. Lemelle, 151-66. London; Ann Arbor, Michigan: Pluto Press, p 151. While the popularity of nationally grown rap in France grew with the presence of MC Solaar, his involvement in the overall French hip hop subculture is non-existent as many consider his work to be in the traditional vein of French pop "Yo La La!" The French Rap Hip Hop Podcast. 19 March 2008 and not of the politically-minded, mostly African-influenced hip hop aesthetic of France. The cassava mosaic virus (African cassava mosaic virus) causes the leaves of the cassava plant to wither, limiting the growth of the root. The virus caused a major African famine in the 1920s. "Virus Ravages Cassava Plants in Africa". The New York Times. May 31, 2010 The virus is spread by the whitefly and by the transplanting of diseased plants into new fields. Sometime in the late 1980s, a mutation occurred in Uganda that made the virus even more harmful, causing the complete loss of leaves. This mutated virus has been spreading at a rate of 50 miles per year, and as of 2005 may be found throughout Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo.
Kenya Kyrgyz Republic Latvia There is usually one supporter on each side of the shield, though there are some examples of single supporters placed behind the shield, and the arms of the Congo (Republic of the Congo) provide an extremely unusual example of supporters issuing from behind the shield. CONGO While such single supporters are generally eagles (City of Perth, Scotland) Arms of PERTH AND KINROSS DC - (Scotland) with one or two heads, there are other examples, including the cathedra in the case of some Canadian cathedrals. The Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada - Heraldry At the other extreme and even rarer the Scottish family Dundas of that Ilk, had three supporters; two conventional red lions and the whole supported by a salamander. The coat of arms of Iceland even has four supporters. International Civic Heraldry-THE NATIONAL ARMS OF ICELAND - Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo The Communaute Financiere Africaine franc is pegged to the euro. Before 1999, it was pegged to the French Franc. CFA franc - CG (ISO 3166-2:CG) Congo (Republic of the Congo) 1 capital 10 regions (departments of the Republic of the Congo) - - id "CG" CG Congo (Republic of the Congo) 1974 .cg
oil revenues enabled the government to finance large-scale development projects with GDP growth averaging 5% annually, one of the highest rates in Africa. However, the government has mortgaged a substantial portion of its oil earnings, contributing to the government's shortage of revenues. The Congolese oil sector is dominated by the French (France) parastatal oil company Elf Aquitaine, which accounts for 70% of the country's annual oil production. In second position is the Italian (Italy) oil firm Agip. Chevron (Chevron Corporation), independent CMS Nomeco, and Exxon Mobil are among the American (United States) companies active in petroleum exploration or production. Following recent discoveries and oil fields currently under development, Congo's oil production is expected to continue to rise significantly in the next few years.
: web.archive.org web 20080304225023 http: www.kimberleyprocess.com download getfile 678 title 2007 Kimberley Process Communiqué publisher Kimberley Process date November 8, 2007 accessdate June 11, 2008 The Republic of the Congo also has large untapped base metal, gold, iron and phosphate deposits.
election in July 2009 .
The '''Republic of the Congo''' ( ), also known as '''Congo Republic''' http: topics.nytimes.com top news international countriesandterritories congo New York Times or '''Congo-Brazzaville''', is a country (Sovereign state) located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda (Cabinda Province).
The region was dominated by Bantu (Bantu peoples)-speaking tribes, who built trade links leading into the Congo River basin. Congo-Brazzaville was formerly part of the French (France) colony of Equatorial Africa (French Equatorial Africa). Upon independence in 1960, the former colony of French Congo became the Republic of the Congo. The People's Republic of the Congo was a Marxist–Leninist single-party state from 1970 to 1991. Multi-party elections have been held since 1992, although a democratically elected government was ousted in the 1997 Republic of the Congo Civil War.