The Agency for Assessment and Environmental Control (OEFA) of Peru reported that the regional governments, the Directorate General of Mines, Ministry of Mines and Energy and DG and Coastguards have until Oct. 15 to report environmental monitoring of small scale and artisanal mining, for the third quarter of 2014.
September 16, 2014
Last year researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science carried out an assessment of Madre de Dios, using a combination of satellites, aircraft and researchers in the field. “We were shocked,” says Greg Asner, the project leader.
August 5, 2014
According to former environmental minister Antonio Brack Egg, gold mining has devastated nearly 370,000 acres of the Peruvian Amazon.
May 28, 2014
Pollution of rivers, forest clearing and a desert landscape is what is observed in images of the operation against illegal mining in La Pampa, in the area known as “Mega 14”.