Moonscape. That's the term that springs to mind when one sees this growing scourge across the Amazon. In Peru. In the Guianas. In Brazil. The blight is illegal gold mining, and it's imperiling ever-greater swaths of the world's greatest rainforest.
Tortoises and turtles,fresh and saltwater are increasingly known as Anthropocene (a proposed term, present geological epoch during which the humanity has had a significant impact on the environment)there may be hope for this ancient order of reptiles