Reflections on a trip to the southeast of Pará State, Brazil, in the wake of multiple disintegrations committed by the largest mining company in the world.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
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.
March 26, 2014
Autonomous University of Barcelona mapped environmental conflicts around the world. Brazilian miner company Vale ranks fifth in the ranking of companies engaged in these issues.