As the UN COP25 climate change conference opens in Madrid, we focus on the issue of deforestation. The Amazon rainforest – a major climate regulator – is under immense strain from logging, mining and farming activities. We take you to France’s part of the Amazon, in French Guiana. Gold mining – by big companies and small extractors but also thousands of illegal miners – is accused of playing a role in destroying the forest there. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24’s Malcolm Surer.
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