Actualidad Ambiental presents an infographic on the social, economic and environmental impacts of illegal mining in Madre de Dios.
Infographic: illegal mining in Madre de Dios
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.
Colombian Amazon: Santos creates strategic mining area
August 9, 2012
The president of Colombia announced that will convert 17.6 million hectares of the richest areas in biodiversity in the country in strategic mining areas.
UOL: Amazon hosts third gold rush in Brazil
August 15, 2012
In the last five years, IBAMA deactivated 81 illegal mining in north of Mato Grosso, south of Pará and in the Amazon, in the region of the Transamazonic road. Click to see full size image gallery