First come the roads, and big logging companies take a few hardwoods;
then come poachers, settlers and agro firms. Before you know it,
deforestation picks up speed. Nation correspondent Christian
Parenti journeys deep into the heart of the Congo Basin woodlands to see
how a massive logging boom is decimating the world’s second-largest
tropical forest. Read his complete report in the October 22 edition of
The Nation magazine.