Story shows the devastation by mining in Madre de Dios
TV program showed images of deforestation, by informal and illegal mining.
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Madre de Dios: mining affected more than 30 mil hectares of Amazon forest
September 11, 2013
In 1990, mining had affected 900 hectares, the affected area currently exceed 32 000 hectares.
77.9% of adults in Madre de Dios has high levels of mercury
September 10, 2013
Study indicates that some indigenous people have up to eight times the maximum permissible limit.
Timeline of deforestation by mining in Guacamayo (Madre de Dios)
September 26, 2013
In satellite images is observed the process of deforestation from 2005 to 2013.