Saturday, May 12, 2012

Illegal mining in Peru destroying Amazon rainforest

May 10, 2012 by
Illegal gold miners in Peru are destroying thousands of hectares of the Amazon forest, home to some of the world's most important biodiversity.

But stopping the mining is presenting a tough challenge for the government.

In the second instalment of of a three-part series, Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Madre de Dios.

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