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Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Refugees living in Zambia will receive continued assistance, UN official pledges

Source: United Nations News Centre, Wed August 22, 2007
Kala, Zambia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has assured refugees from several African countries living in Zambia that his agency will continue to assist them in their efforts to either return to their homes, or to settle in local communities.

Worldwide Youth Network Raises $40,000 to Help Orphan Chimpanzees in Africa

Source: Environmental News Network, Wed December 27, 2006
Arlington, Virginia, USA - Orphan chimpanzees in Africa will get a new place to rest their heads thanks to the remarkable efforts of hundreds of young people, all members of the Jane Goodall Institute's Roots & Shoots program, who raised $40,000 in 2006 for a new care facility at the Institute's Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo.

Two New Wildlife Parks Created in Congo

Source: National Geographic News, Mon September 25, 2006
Ougoue-Lekiti National Park, Republic of Congo - The Republic of Congo will set aside up to 3,800 square miles (1 million hectares) of habitat teeming with elephants, chimpanzees, hippos, crocodiles, and some of the highest densities of gorillas on Earth for two new wildlife parks.

Congo Organizes Conference To Save Apes

Source: All Headline News, Tue September 06, 2005
Kinshasa, Congo - In a bid to assess ways to save endangered apes around the world from extinction, governments and environmentalists kick off a week-long discussion Monday in Congo's capital of Kinshasa.

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