The myth or the curse of El Dorado, the gold rush in the country comes on together with allegations of deaths, violence, abuse of women and water pollution by mercury.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
August 18, 2016
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.[:]
August 23, 2021
Smoke from burnings worsens Covid-19 in the Amazon