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

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

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Some Cameroonians living near the Herakles project support the plantation. In the carefully maintained village of Talangaye, where this palm seedling nursery is located, Herakles has provided jobs to some local residents. Communication between local supporters and foes of Herakles is strained, and critics of the project like Achobang are received in Talangaye with hostility.