The Virunga National Park is one of 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found in the Republic of the Congo, but has been placed on the organization's Danger List due to the war in Rwanda and other causes that include poaching and deforestation.
The Okapi Wildlife Reserve covers a fifth of the Ituri Rainforest and contains many threatened species of primates and birds. It is one of 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found in the Republic of the Congo.
Grazing and poaching has claimed over 80% of the wildlife int he park, this park features vast savannas with a wealth of Black Rhinos, elephants, cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs, red-fronted Gazells and buffalo. Recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa.
The Ruins of Loropeni were once the best preserved forts in Lobi, which were part of over a hundred stone enclosures build during the trans-Saharan gold trade. It is the only inscribed UNESCO World Heritage site found in Burkina Faso.
The Tsodilo site features thousands of rock paintings that provide evidence of human and environmental activities ranging over 100,000 years. It is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site found in Botswana.
Tassili n'Ajjer is a landscape of over 15,000 cave engravings that record climate changes, animal migrations and the evolution of human life, dating as early as the first centuries. One of 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Algeria.