Despite efforts to address illegal gold mining, the high price of gold is fueling more and more illegal miners to enter the vast forest in French Guiana.
February 7, 2012
A region of 3.4 million hectares is home to endemic species and about nine thousand Indians. The biggest threat remains the illegal extraction of gold.
May 15, 2012
Ministers of Environment of the Amazon countries are according to control illegal mining. Idea is good and the action needed.
May 23, 2012
From the Peruvian Amazon comes out the majority of country’s gold, the sixth largest producer of the precious metal.