title: 'Deforestation in Africa being cut back' published: true publish_date: '31-08-2016 14:56' taxonomy: category:
- Business tag:
- Congo Basin
- Deforestation 'Post Type':
New satellite images from Africa's Congo basin have revealed that deforestation in one of the world's largest rainforest has fallen by around a third since 2000. VoR talks to Danielle Van Oijen, a forest campaigner with Greenpeace who has visited the Congo Basin. The Congo Basin rainforest is the second largest in the world, after the Amazon. And the latest data seems to show it's in better health than previously.