The Tuesday, September 26, New York Times includes an column by Nicolas Kristof, headed "Where Gorillas and the Antelope Play." (P A23)
It tells us that the Central African Republic, Cameroon and the Congo Republic, have joined forces, "establishing adjoining national parks that cover an area the size of Rhode Island and Delaware combined."
"It's part of a growing trend that deserves strong support from the West: poor countries seeking economic opportunities by protecting nature rather than pillaging it."
"Yet if the gorillas can lure rich Westerners here, ecotourism could become a more sustainable economic pillar than slash-and-burn logging."
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