Now the illegals miners migrated to other regions where the serious impacts of this destructive activity begin to be noticed. But efforts to try to control the invasion have already begun.
February 1, 2013
The Federal Court determined, on a preliminary basis, the suspension of any mineral study or gold mining in the area of Rosa de Maio, south of the town of Maués.
February 4, 2013
Inhabitants of Sandia, will apply community justice against illegal miners in their territories, part of the buffer zone of the Bahuaja Sonene National Park.
January 29, 2013
A judge in Guyana has ruled that indigenous groups do not have the right to expel legal miners from their land. The ruling has sparked protests by indigenous groups and will be appealed.