The images describe the expansion of deforestation by gold mining until February 2015 in the area known as La Pampa, located in the Madre de Dios region in the south of the Peruvian Amazon.
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 18, 2015
Prosecutor identifies Swiss companies MKS and Metalor in money laundering on investigations against their suppliers of gold in Madre de Dios, Peru.
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.