Chinese citizen accused in 2010 for crimes against the environment by illegal mining, would be expanding their illicit activity to Codo de Pozuzo (Huánuco).
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
August 3, 2023
3 August 2023 The Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world, is also a source and transit point for illegally extracted jungle resources and narcotics, linking nine countries together. As criminal economies expand, violence and deforestation worsen, and the Amazon and its communities face an existential threat. Beneath the lush canopy of the world’s most […]
November 23, 2012
In this region of Peru, the rise in the value of the yellow metal increased the number of illegal prospectors, causing damage to the environment and human health.