Saturday, December 19, 2009

Rising prices spark a new gold rush in Peruvian Amazon

Tambopata River

The influx threatens to overwhelm the region, which is home to some of the Amazon's most valuable nature reserves, several indigenous groups thought to have had no outside contact, and more bird and butterfly species than anywhere else on the planet.

[Photograph by: chofler]

1 comment:

  1. Es una belleza de la Naturaleza,ojalá elhombre no sigamos destruyendola gracias por compartirla con tus comentarios.Con cariño Victoria.España