Extractive activities-like alluvial gold mining and other activities that cause deforestation-generate a direct negative impact on the Peruvian Amazon.
March 14, 2014
A report of the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP) reveals that the water of the Moronaocha lagoon (Loreto) has coliform bacteria above the permissible limit, because the drain of all the neighboring waterways lead into this lake.
February 17, 2014
New research shows more than 20 percent of the Peruvian gold is mined illegally, under slave conditions, by children and others who receive no pay.
May 18, 2014
Documentary by correspondents in the Peruvian jungle reveals damage to the ecosystem, child labor and prostitution just for gold.