Ephraim Balole, Park ranger
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Fight to protect Congo's rainforest

Major international talks aimed at tackling global climate change have entered a second decisive week in South Africa.

One of proposals being considered there is whether countries should be paid to protect the forests which play a such a crucial role in absorbing greenhouse gases.

The Congo Basin forms the world's second largest tropical rainforest covering an area bigger than Spain.

The BBC's Africa Correspondent Andrew Harding has travelled to the Congo where even the Army has joined the fight to save the jungle.

  • 05 Dec 2011