To prevent mining in Apaporis Yaigojé Natural Park located between the departments of Amazonas and Vaupés, asked the Attorney General’s Office to the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining.
El Espectador: Attorney asks prevent mining in an area of the Amazon
Encouraged by Bolsonaro, mining requests on indigenous lands reach record numbers in 2020
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
El Espectador: Amazon: From the bark and rubber to the goldrush
June 14, 2011
The presence of large mining companies in Colombia interested in extracting all the gold they can, is unleashing a chain of reactions by the impacts of large-scale mining.
Perú21: Amazon: deforestation increased
April 25, 2011
A recent study at Duke University found that deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon has increased six times by informal mining.