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.
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.
September 7, 2015
Colombia’s Constitutional Court did not allow a Canadian company could take gold from a luxuriant natural park in the Amazon, home to ancient indigenous communities.
September 4, 2015
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.