The government of Amazonas are deciding the future of Resolution 011, which regulates the use of mercury, which is highly toxic, in the mines of the state.
August 18, 2016
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.[:]
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.
September 6, 2012
Madre de Dios is one of Peru’s Amazonian departments that faces serious threats such as mining and the expansion of the agricultural frontier.