The documentary “The Gold route” is a revealing trip through various regions of the Amazon in which users can discover the routes regarding illegal extraction of gold and its subsequent social and environmental impacts
8 July 2015 at 18:38 (Updated on 14 September 2020 at 11:56)
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
August 21, 2014
As many as 40,000 illegal miners — mostly poor, Quechua-speaking laborers from Peru’s Andean highlands — have invaded some of the most pristine and biologically rich sections of ancient forest in the Amazon basin.
June 26, 2014
A federal court has revoked the environmental license for a massive gold mine planned by Belo Sun Mining Corp on the Xingu River in the Amazon, ruling that the company had failed to assess the impact on local indigenous communities.