There is a investigation into the Environmental Prosecutor Cusco by environmental crime for trafficking machinery intended for illegal mining.
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.
January 31, 2014
Government operation found and evicted one thousand illegal miners in the Madre de Dios Region.
September 21, 2015
In MAAP #14 we take our first detailed look at the region of Cusco. The city of Cusco is of course well known as the former capital of the Inca empire and current gateway to Machu Picchu, but the greater Cusco region is a vast area including large tracts of Amazon forest. Here, we focus […]