Gabon has one of the most important varieties of flora and fauna on the continent. A genuine treasure.
The protected reserve illustrates an achievement (and ongoing effort) in the preservation of nature areas of this equatorial African country.
From Doussala to Panga village, Gabonese ecoguards wake up at 5am with an early breakfast. Before folding the camp, the guards get dressed in their specific mango tree camouflage suit.
Portraits at dawn; before patrolling in the forest & bush through the savannah, moving by car or boat, walking or paddling.
The nature rangers represent the wildlife protection. Their mission is to secure the rivers and forest from any type of threat and to educate local villagers about the environment rules in order to preserve nature.