By Drew Kann, CNN
The Southern Peruvian Amazon is considered one of the most important cradles of biodiversity left on Earth.
And as modern civilization seeps into even the most remote corners of the globe, the region is also home to some of the last "uncontacted" peoples left on the planet.
But its soils also contain traces of valuable gold, and a new analysis of satellite imagery shows that a rush to claim these riches poses grave threats to this pristine rainforest and its inhabitants. More details...