Illegal mining continues its expansion in Madre de Dios, the Peruvian region most affected by this activity. Destroyed forests, polluted rivers and soils, as well as social problems.
Madre de Dios is best known for the high-end eco-lodges, especially around Tambopata and Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve, which draw tens of thousands of foreign tourists a year.
The Superior Court of Justice of Madre de Dios sentenced three miners that were extracting gold illegally in the National Reserve of Tambopata.
Government operation found and evicted one thousand illegal miners in the Madre de Dios Region.
People with concessions for reforestation filmed illegal miners trying to invade concessions.
In Manuani in the Madre de Dios region, residents are reforesting the desert left behind by illegailty.
Watch a sunset to 40 meters of height, crossing the river by kayak, fish piranhas, sleep huddled by all the sounds of the jungle. That and more offers this experience, do you dare?