A 21st century gold rush has brought lawlessness and destruction to the once pristine Madre de Dios region of Peruvian rainforest. Environmental organisations estimate that more than 40 tons of mercury are dumped every year in the region.
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All major tropical forests including those in the Americas, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia are disappearing, mostly to make way for human food production, including livestock and crops. If you can't breath, you really don't need food!
The Amazon River of South America is the second longest river in the world and by far the largest by waterflow. It has the largest drainage basin in the world, ~7,050,000 sq. km (2,720,000 sq. mi), accounts for approximately one-fifth of the ...