The reason would be the consumption of a banned fish for human consumption in countries like Colombia and Brazil, because its body has the ability to accumulate mercury acquired by the environment.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
August 18, 2016
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.[:]
April 12, 2016
Illegal gold mining in the Amazon has a devastating effect on indigenous peoples. Miners bring disease, deforestation and murder. Then long after they have gone, communities are left to suffer deadly mercury poisoning.