Corneille Ewango:
A hero of the Congo forest

TEDGlobal 2007 · 18:18 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Botanist Corneille Ewango talks about his work at the Okapi Faunal Reserve in the Congo Basin — and his heroic work protecting it from poachers, miners and raging civil wars.

Botanist and activist
As a botanist at the Okapi Wildlife Reserve in the Congo basin, Corneille Ewango has faced down poachers and soldiers who threaten this delicate and vital ecosystem. Full bio
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