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Peru Illegal Gold Mining Operation

MADRE DE DIOS, PERU - AUGUST 13 : Flames and plumes of black smoke rise over an illegal gold mining camp after authorities set fire to machinery and gasoline used by the miners, during an operation in illegal gold mining area of La Pampa, in Madre de Dios, southern Peruvian jungle on July 13, 2015. In an operation in mid-July, Peru managed to eliminate 55 camps for illegal gold mining in the area of La Pampa, in the region of Madre de Dios, where 60,000 hectares of forest have been destroyed by this activity. (Photo by Sebastian Castaneda/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Peru Illegal Gold Mining Operation
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