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November 15, 2010 6:54 AM

Peru Amazon's rare species, uncontacted tribes face risks from logging

Industrial logging is pushing ever deeper into the area, making mahogany wood the leading front in the ever-growing battle for control of the resource-rich Peruvian Amazon. Deforestation and the quickly advancing logging frontier have forced still-uncontacted people into violent conflict with settlers, while threatening the sanctity of one of the last, most bio-diverse places on Earth.

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