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Inside the war against illegal gold mining in Peru's Amazon

by Max Baring, Dan Collyns and Anastasia Moloney

Peru has seen a huge explosion in illegal gold mining, deforestation, mercury pollution and human trafficking over the last decade. Now the battle is on to save the Amazon and its communities before it’s too late.

This film is part of ‘Earth Focus’, an investigative series that reports on our changing environment and how it affects people around the world.

Thomson Reuters Foundation co-produces this series with KCET, a content channel of the Public Media Group of Southern California.