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Peru looks for reforms after mining decimates the Amazon

Peru looks for reforms after mining decimates the Amazon

Update: 2019-09-22
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In February, Peruvian authorities were sent in to the Amazon Rainforest to disrupt environmental devastation brought on by illegal gold mining. Satellite imagery now shows a 90 percent decline in new deforestation as the government and environmentalists try to initiate reforms. Special correspondent Leo Schwartz reports on the second of a two-part series by NYU's Global Beat program.
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Peru looks for reforms after mining decimates the Amazon

Peru looks for reforms after mining decimates the Amazon

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