Peru passes law allowing roads through pristine Amazon rainforest

Stupid is as stupid does – why don’t any of these fools realize that the Amazon and us by extension be killed by their folly?

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  • Pope warned on Friday of threat to Amazon and its peoples
  • New roads in border areas could affect five indigenous reserves

Peru has approved a law that would allow roads to be built in the most remote and pristine region of its Amazon rainforest, a haven for isolated indigenous groups and an area of primary forest rich in mahogany trees.

Related: Pope Francis says Amazon indigenous people under greater threat than ever

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