Owner had license to extract tantalite in an area of 30 hectares. Inspection identified river deviation and soil contamination by mercury.
September 10, 2015
In August were seized one kilogram of gold, transported in two boats, four dredgers and a speedboat (boat), used to ore extraction in an illegal mining, installed in River Boia in a region outside the bounds of the reserve.
August 9, 2015
Publication presents research conducted in Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru about illegal mining, gold trading and the destiny of this metal whose extraction is causing serious damage to the forests of the Amazon.
August 4, 2014
Images of an area of illegal mining in French Guiana, where a large majority of the miners are Brazilians.