Amazon Gold Mine

Amazon Gold Mine

"Lawless wilderness" becomes a protected national park.


3 - 12+


Biology, Ecology, Social Studies, Economics

Wild Chronicles goes on expedition with the World Wildlife Fund to one of the most remote parts of the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. The mission: Find and stop a destructive gold mining operation hidden deep in the rainforest's interior. The world's richest reservoir of plant and animal life is found in the rainforest, and the battle for its survival pits those trying to protect the Amazon against the illegal miners who would destroy it.

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National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society
Nina Page, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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