Should be avoided importation of the metal for this industry and use inexpensive and biodegradable technology already available in the country.
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.
September 13, 2014
Comptroller General of the Republic warns on water contamination and risks, because mercury remains in fishes.
April 6, 2015
Not only people are affected, as the flora and fauna are other victims of this metal, mainly in the Amazon