: The Yanomami people are contaminated by mercury from mining

The Yanomami people are contaminated by mercury from mining

Fri April 1st, 2016

The mining has left deep scars in the Yanomami people and in their territory. Between 1986 and 1990, it is estimated that 20% of the population (1,800 people) died due to disease and violence caused by invading gold miners.

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