Gold mining has become one of the main problems for conservation of biodiversity in the Orinoquia region, Guainia department.
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
May 15, 2015
Military action in Colombia achieved the arrest of 59 suspected illegal miners and the occupation of 63 sites illegal exploited by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
March 25, 2015
OjoPúblico and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA, in Spanish) started distributing “Roads of Gold” (#Rutasdeloro): stories about illegal mining in the Amazon in five countries in the region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru .