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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Perenco takes its hunt for gold to the depths of Peru's rainforest

Perenco takes its hunt for gold to the depths of Peru's rainforest

Date : 21st December 2009, Source : The Telegraph (UK)



The mosquitoes carry malaria but the sand flies are even worse. If one of these flying horrors bites you, there's a strong chance of catching flesh-eating bug leishmaniasis and you really don't want that. Even worse, it's 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity is stifling, but the disease-carrying insects mean you have to dress head to toe in thick, impenetrable clothing to be sure you don't end up as lunch.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/globalbusiness/6860101/Perenco-takes-its-hunt-for-gold-to-the-depths-of-Perus-rainforest.html





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