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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:52 am 
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Record high prices for gold have driven a recent six-fold increase in deforestation in parts of the Peruvian Amazon with damage that can be measured from space, according to a new study. Rates of forest clearance and imports of mercury, used to process gold ore by local, small-scale miners, were both found to increase with the rising international price of gold.
Read more at: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integra ... 252na1.pdf


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Yes,I agree with that.


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