The Global Forest Change project, developed by Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, monitors forests using algorithms to distinguish changes in forest cover using satellite images.
Research has determined that the mercury level exceeds up to 87 times the level permitted by the Colombian State.
Indigenous Wampis conducted an operation against dozens of illegal miners who contaminated with mercury and cyanide the Santiago river basin, in the Amazon region.
Seventeen people arrested and three vehicles destroyed is the result of an operation that was carried out in the buffer zone of the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve, located in the Loreto region, Peru.
Satellite images confirm that mining is causing deforestation along river Santiago, entering the forests of the region.
Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.
Researchers at the Federal University of Western Pará (UFOPA), Brazil, join InfoAmazonia to investigate applications of water quality sensor Mãe d’Água in rural and urban areas of Santarém, state of Pará, in the Amazon.
The importance of conservation actions cross borders is recognized in international commitment signed in Peru
Recent report finds pollution levels caused by oil spills in the northeastern Amazon region of Peru: has been found mercury and cadmium in the blood and urine of people of Cuninico and San Pedro (Loreto)