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This brand new report by Maria Emília Coelho cannot be praised too highly. We get taken through the gold mining zone of Madre de Dios, hear from the people (they know what damage they're causing, they're there because there's no work otherwise, they arrive at the rate of 300 per day) and see the rape of the jungle that's ignored by Peru's abysmal government.
And the photoshow on the page is outstanding. Here's just one of the shots of one of the many areas of Peru's Amazon jungle being laid waste right here right now; other photos are even more compelling.