Superhighway threatens to wipe ancestral lands in Cross River National Park off map

When bulldozers rolled into their forest at the start of last year, the Ekuri community in south-east Nigeria protested: “Indigenes say no!” They didn’t want a superhighway that would wipe their ancestral lands in the Cross River National Park off the map. Under pressure, the earthmovers left to do their work elsewhere. But community spokesman […]
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Added May 16, 2017
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