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    Gold at the Amazon's expense - 08 Jun 08

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Thousands of gold miners have flocked to Brazil's Amazon rainforest to find their fortune.

    Now, only about 1,000 miners remain, still hoping there's more gold to be found.

    But their mining activities are leaving behind a trail of destruction across the rainforest.

    Gabriel Elizondo reports.