Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich Biodiversity

by Verner Ayukegba Angola can balance environmental protections with ongoing hydrocarbon exploration, just as is foreseen by its constitution Last month, reports that Angola was drafting legislation to permit oil, gas and mining activities in 14 national conservation areas, including the Luengue-Luiana National Park, which represents part of the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area stretching across Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe led to protests by environmentalist groups. Local environmentalists were outraged, likely weary of test drilling that had begun days […]

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