The Colombian State Council temporarily suspended mining strategic areas, in which in 2012 the government froze the extraction of natural resources to, then, auction the right to do that.
May 27, 2022
Carnivorous fish are among the most consumed by the Munduruku and the most contaminated by mercury. Scientists suspect the toxic metal, found in the bodies of the members of this indigenous community is seriously affecting the health of adults and children who are born with malformations and developmental delays. Munduruku women already avoid getting pregnant.
June 12, 2015
Alleged FARC fighters forced drivers of 19 tankers carrying fuel oil to spill it on the road, in the village of La Cabana, near the town of Puerto Asis.
June 10, 2015
Ojo Público and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) toured the main centers of illegal gold production in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador. See the map