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Nearly 60 km from Douala in Cameroon, in the Littoral region, department of Nkam, on a normal road that runs along a track that is engulfed in the forest and out of nowhere, we enter the village Mamba lost in the middle of the forest.
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Consequences of deforestation
Here, people live mainly from the forest and agriculture. But now, the situation has changed and the consequences are felt.