Buffett's Son Funds Hydropower Plant to Help Save Congo Gorillas

  • Howard Buffett funding power plant in Africa's oldest reserve
  • Reserving park's fertile land costs $1 billion of farm revenue

In the forested hills of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a Belgian conservationist is betting that a series of hydropower plants can save Africa’s oldest national park, protect the mountain gorillas living there and bring economic development and stability to the impoverished, violent region.

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