Paved Inter-Oceanic Highway Jeopardizes Carbon-offset Plans

February 15th, 2011

High gold prices and the resurfaced Inter-Oceanic Highway are encouraging the migration of hundreds of informal miners to Madre de Dios region in search of the precious metal, and are jeopardizing the Peruvian government’s plans for carbon-offset deals, according to a report by The Daily Climate. Each day, some 200 informal miners from Peru’s highlands arrive […]

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