My First View of Gold Mining in the Rainforest

Last Wednesday I flew to Puerto Maldonado on the Rio Madre de Dios and caught my first glimpse of the devastation caused by gold mining in the rainforest. While it was my third trip to Puerto Maldonado, it was my first time to sit next to the window looking out across the Madre de Dios […]

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Peruvian Amazon Deforestation Continues…

The Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) has released a report on deforestation hotspots in the rainforest as well as a series of satellite photos showing examples of the devastation that mining, palm oil harvesting, and general agriculture is making on the region. If you care about your children and your grandchildren and the future, […]

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