In the Caquetá River, a tributary of the Amazon, are already sixty five dredges to extract gold from its funds. Their way of working, with no respect for nature, is changing the ancient customs of the riparian peoples.
May 13, 2014
Indigenous denounce illegal mining in municipality of Atabapo, Colombia, affecting their constitutional rights over the territory and the environment.
July 29, 2014
Colombia’s president signed a decree to declare the area as a protected area, and preventing it from being affected by activities such as artisanal mining.
September 13, 2014
Comptroller General of the Republic warns on water contamination and risks, because mercury remains in fishes.