This Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 photo shows the deforestation of what was once pristine rainforest, caused by gold mining, during a government raid on illegal wildcat mining operations in La Pampa, in Peru’s Madre de Dios region. The targeted area in southeastern jungles bordering Brazil and Bolivia, a region known as La Pampa, is adjacent the Tambopata reserve, one of the world’s most biologically diverse ecospheres. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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