A total of 114 machines and pieces of equipment used for illegal mining activity were seized and destroyed in an operation in the buffer zone of the Tambopata National Reserve, Madre de Dios.
April 25, 2016
In order to cope with the invasion of illegal miners in the Tambopata National Reserve, 40 special forces rangers of the Navy of Peru will join the surveillance in point “Azul.”
June 17, 2014
After operation in Madre de Dios, the government says it has “fully recovered” the area of illegal mining.
August 5, 2014
According to former environmental minister Antonio Brack Egg, gold mining has devastated nearly 370,000 acres of the Peruvian Amazon.