Biodiversity hotspot Gabon offers safe haven to endangered species

After a two-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the COP15 summit will open on December 7 in Canada to address the biodiversity crisis. We take a closer look at the African nation of Gabon, which the UN considers a leader in protecting the environment. Gabon is home to many threatened or endangered species, such as African forest elephants. These animals find a safe haven in the Congo Basin rainforest, which covers 90 percent of Gabon's territory. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Jack Colmer Gale.

Biodiversity hotspot Gabon offers safe haven to endangered species
After a two-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the COP15 summit will open on December 7 in Canada to address the biodiversity crisis. We take a closer look at the African nation of Gabon, which the UN considers a leader in protecting the environment. Gabon is home to many threatened or endangered species, such as African forest elephants. These animals find a safe haven in the Congo Basin rainforest, which covers 90 percent of Gabon's territory. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Jack Colmer Gale.

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