A project that seeks to ban the use of mercury in all cases is about to become law of the Republic.
June 7, 2013
Mercury is burned to extract the pure gold from metal and produces dangerous vapors.
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.
March 16, 2013
A number between 15 and 20 thousand miners are responsible for all the gold production in the country, using methods that poisoned wildlife and people. ,