Informal miners of Madre de Dios invaded spaces in Inambari River basin in order to carry out extractive activities, alarming the residents of the area by negative impacts.
Puno: informal miners of Madre de Dios river invade Inambari basin
Tres Islas Native Community closes its territory to prevent entrance of informal loggers and miners
September 27, 2012
After a judge’s decision, a group of villagers surrounded the area in the presence of local authorities and the Native Federation of Madre de Dios River and Tributaries.
RPP: Five amazon communities threatened by extractive activities
September 26, 2012
Five communities in the Peruvian Amazon are threatened due to the overlap of the extractive industries such as mining and hydrocarbons, reveals Socioenvironmental Conflicts Report of Amazonian Observatory “Amazonian Vigilant”.
Madre de Dios: 25 engines destroyed in operation against illegal mining in La Pampa
September 13, 2012
The Special Prosecutor for Environmental Matters of Madre de Dios performed an operation against illegal mining in Tambopata National Reserve’s buffer zone.