Unique Kenyan forest saved from Big Oil


This video from Kenya says about itself:

10 November 2014

Arabuko-Sokoke Forest is the largest stretch of coastal dry forest remaining in Eastern Africa. The ecosystem which covers 40,000 hectares is also recognized internationally as an Important Bird Area and a global biodiversity hotspot.

From BirdLife:

Reprieve for unique Kenyan forest at risk from oil and gas exploration

By Martin Fowlie, Mon, 24/11/2014 – 17:34

Stop Press: Camac Energy has cancelled its plans at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest coastal forest amid fears that it would make rare wildlife extinct and devastate local people’s livelihoods.

“We have decided to cancel seismic operations within the Arabuko Sokoke forest, given the recent concerns of some stakeholders” said Augustin Nkuba, Camac’s chief executive officer.

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