Judge of Puerto Inca, confirmed the seizure of four excavators and two front loaders that would be used for illegal mining in the Huánuco region.
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.
February 11, 2013
Panguana is a Private Conservation Area in Puerto Inca, and is part of the buffer zone that protects El Sira Communal Reserve. Panguana is threatened by the development of illegal mining and income of machinery to the area.
January 15, 2013
French government approved a large-scale gold mining operation near Saul, in French Guiana, and inside the only national park.