Hiking Through Peru Showed One Journalist The True Dangers Of Climate Change

These areas are threatened by miners who want to dig into these mountain sides for the untold riches in the ground beneath them — the oil, iron, gold. To stop this, carbon offsets from richer, industrialized countries could help pay these poorer countries back for leaving these pristine and important forests untouched.

This story by Jennifer Welch about about reporting trip to southern Peru and the slideshow of photos I took attracted significant “heat” at — more than 76,000 page views.