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Illegal mining in Peru destroying Amazon
The second chapter of a three-part series looking at the tough challenge of stopping illegal mining in the country.
Last Modified: 10 May 2012 21:12



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 chapter of of a three-part series, Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Madre de Dios in Peru.

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