In Cameroon's Rain Forest, a Fragile Way of Life

By James Whitlow Delano - 2014-04-03T22:22:38Z

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Oil rigs off of Limbe in southwestern Cameroon. Cameroon's crude oil production has declined since the 1980s as resources have been depleted. Nonetheless, oil still accounts for 40 percent of the government's revenue, according to the accounting and advisory firm KPMG.