At 50 km from the Belo Monte hydroelectric Belo Sun the Canadian mining company also wants Xingu water for use in gold mining.
May 31, 2013
In a pioneering initiative, Amazonas state establishes standards to regulate the trade. The decision, however, encourages questions, especially regarding the use of mercury.
June 21, 2013
Mining, bodies, burnt bones. Illegal extraction of gold may be behind one of the bloodiest massacres of indigenous recently.
September 6, 2013
Mining in French Guiana may be either an end to villagers’ way of life, or an economic opportunity.