French government approved a large-scale gold mining operation near Saul, in French Guiana, and inside the only national park.
Gold mine approved in French Guiana’s only national park
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.
Huánuco: Machines intended for illegal mining were seized to Chinese citizen
January 23, 2013
The Environment Ministry seized machinery and tools that would be used in the illegal mining in the Huánuco region for gold mining in the Panguana Conservation Area and El Sira Communal Reserve.
El Espectador: The Amazon, a matter of tact
January 3, 2013
2013 is a period during which the national government should define precisely what spaces preserve this territory and move away from the mining.