Fight to protect Congo's rainforest

Help

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.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.