• Video of Amazon gold mining devastation goes viral in Peru0

    Illegal gold-mining operations in the Amazon have turned portions of the landscape there into a ‘moon-like’ wasteland according to video uploaded by Peruvian Journalist Güido Lombardi. This video was shot from a wingcam mounted on an airplane owned by Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO) while gathering data for a study of Peru’s rainforest. Research suggests that