Since the construction of National Road No. 1 in 2011, noise has become widespread in the Mayombe forest. From Malele to Les Saras, through Pilicondi, Doumanga and Kisila, illegal logging is in full bloom in most of the villages along the road.
This story was produced by Jean Pierre Ndinga, better known by the pseudonym John Ndinga-Ngoma, with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Click the link below to listen to the report.