Not only people are affected, as the flora and fauna are other victims of this metal, mainly in the Amazon
August 15, 2015
Owner had license to extract tantalite in an area of 30 hectares. Inspection identified river deviation and soil contamination by mercury.
February 5, 2015
Pregnant mothers, children, and even adults could face health problems from gold mining pollution in Amazonian Peru
August 3, 2015
It is the highest level of intoxication that scientists have found in Colombia. According to toxicologist Jesus Olivero, the situation is so worrying that even the survival of these indigenous peoples would be at stake.