“Something has gone very badly wrong here,” Channel 4 reporter Ade Adepitan says, following an interview with representatives from the Baka people in the Congo. He is reporting for an investigation into wildlife charity WWF’s plans to create a national park in the region against the wishes of the local people.

WWF has spent 10 years in the Congo Basin attempting to create a huge protected conservation zone, Messok Dja, a dense rainforest, supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Congolese government and international funding. WWF has been funding anti-poaching ‘ecoguards’, who ...


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