Business as usual for Peru illegal logging

Rain forest destruction continues at unprecedented rates despite preparations for hosting climate change conference.

    The preservation of the Amazon rain forest is considered central in the battle against global warming. But in Peru, where this year's climate change conference is being held, illegal logging is continuing at unprecedented rates.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from the Peruvian Amazon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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