PBS NewsHour

Gold Lures Illegal Miners to Peru's Rainforests

Clip: 11/07/2011 | 8m 41s

In southeastern Peru, where the Andes Mountains meet the Amazon, lies one of the world's richest ecosystems and the destructive lure of gold. In a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on illegal gold mining in Peru.

Aired: 11/07/11

Rating: NR

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