In Angola, Prince Harry joins a quest to eradicate land mines

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In Angola, Prince Harry joins a quest to eradicate land mines

Micaiah G., Writer

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Angola, a country that makes up almost half a million square miles along Africa’s west coast, was mined in its 27-year long war.  By the time it ended, the country doubled on oil production and neglected natural parks and endangered animal species.  Also at stake was the survival of the Okavango River, which runs from Angola to Botswana and feeds the ecosystem of this part of southern Africa, and the survival of the continent’s famous elephants. With enough protection, these parks could be one of the few refuges left for wildlife, including those that fled the war years ago.