The environmental history of the Gabonese Republic

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Logging Threatens Gabon's Fragile Forest Cover
Forest Networking a Project of, Inc., 6 June 2000. Concerning the first independent assessment of logging in Gabon's rainforests. Despite the fact that 75% of its forests have been logged, or are slated to be, Gabon maintains some of the largest remaining rainforests in West Africa.
Gabon ends logging in key wildlife area
Wildlife Conservation Society, press release, 25 July 2000. In a unique agreement with logging companies and conservation organizations, the Government of Gabon has agreed to end logging in the 1,900-square-mile Lopé Reserve, home to the highest density of large mammals ever recorded in a tropical rain forest.