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Trees Come Down When the Gold Goes up

With the price of gold rising five times between 2001 and 2013, satellite data shows an area of 1,680 sq km cleared across forests in Brazil, Peru and the Guianas. Much of this was in protected areas, the Guardian reports. http://goo.gl/DI7VuM More From The Brief: time.com/newsletter/the-brief/ #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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