The operation was conducted in the Madre de Dios River. The activities did not have authorization, so that did not contribute to the state and only contaminated water
September 18, 2015
Illegal mining is expanding in the Amazon, also in Bolivia, causing deforestation, water and air contamination, in addition to human trafficking and labor exploitation.
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.
June 10, 2015
Ojo Público and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) toured the main centers of illegal gold production in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador. See the map