The high price of gold is causing massive Amazon deforestation


For the first time ever, gold has passed the $1500-per-ounce mark, and has been riding high for a very long time now. This incredibly high price has lead to a leap in scams taking advantage of people's interest in the precious metal, and a major increase in the amount of mining going on — to the detriment of the… » 4/22/11 1:47pm 4/22/11 1:47pm