Peru Illegal Gold

Peru Illegal Gold

An aerial photo shows the scope of illegal mining in Huepetuhe district in Peru's Madre de Dios region in Peru, Monday, April 28, 2014. The mining uses tons of mercury and has ravaged forests and poisoned rivers. Authorities began enforcing a ban on illegal mining in the Huepetuhe district. They had given the state’s illegal miners until April 19 to get legal or halt operations. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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April 28, 2014 08:35:25 AM
April 29, 2014 03:37:15 AM
Rodrigo Abd
AP
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Deforestation, Wildlife, Environment, Environment and nature, Deforestation, Land degradation, Environmental concerns, Land degradation, Land environment
Huepetuhe, Peru
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