Contamination of people and environments by mercury increases in the Amazon, while agreements and government actions to reduce the problem are still on paper.
May 27, 2016
Experts seek a way to assess the presence of mercury in the environment and organisms before it becomes toxic.
August 1, 2016
Research has determined that the mercury level exceeds up to 87 times the level permitted by the Colombian State.[:]
August 15, 2015
Owner had license to extract tantalite in an area of 30 hectares. Inspection identified river deviation and soil contamination by mercury.