Prospecting activities in the Peruvian Amazon began more than 50 years ago and now gain momentum with the asphalting of the southern Interoceanic highway.
October 31, 2010
[english text] A map that tweet alerts of illegal mining in Amazon forest Foto de abertura: Detalhe do mapa Author: Hyury Potter The Brazilian Amazon lost about 410,000 km² of native forest between 2000 and 2017¹ – an area almost the size of California State. Illegal mining is one of the main factors […]
February 21, 2011
Experts say the withdrawal of armed guerrillas within the Amazon is quickly leaving the area vulnerable to cattle ranching, mining and more deforestation.
April 25, 2011
A recent study at Duke University found that deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon has increased six times by informal mining.