Georgia’s risky Christmas harvest

Climbers put their lives on the line in the country’s Racha forests to gather seeds for Christmas cone industry.

Amid the holiday season’s bustle, often very little thought goes into where Christmas trees come from or how they are harvested. From the forests of Racha in Georgia, Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports on the Christmas cone industry and the climbers who risk their lives to gather the seeds.

Source : Al Jazeera

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