TV program showed images of deforestation, by informal and illegal mining.
May 27, 2022
Carnivorous fish are among the most consumed by the Munduruku and the most contaminated by mercury. Scientists suspect the toxic metal, found in the bodies of the members of this indigenous community is seriously affecting the health of adults and children who are born with malformations and developmental delays. Munduruku women already avoid getting pregnant.
September 11, 2013
In 1990, mining had affected 900 hectares, the affected area currently exceed 32 000 hectares.
September 10, 2013
Study indicates that some indigenous people have up to eight times the maximum permissible limit.