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.
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
June 30, 2015
There is greater awareness of the impacts of illegal logging, deforestation and wildlife trafficking, which affects our forests and impact on native communities, habitats and the economy, said a Peruvian authority.