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Niobium mining in Brazilian Amazon would cause significant f...

The recent niobium study offers an example of how science can be proactive in analyzing the environmental impact of infrastructure development well before it happens, hopefully helping guide policy de...

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Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Amazon No...

This instrument is to help support the incorporation of the environmental dimension in strategic decision-making, through policies, plans or programs, providing recommendations and inputs to maintain ...

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Opening the black box: Local insights into the formal and in...

The aim of the study is to support the National Action Plans (NAP) developed by Guyana & Suriname, Bolivia, Philippines, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. that are currently developed for the ...

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Mining: Social Impacts in the Amazon

This research focuses on understanding the status and impacts of mineral extraction activities, from legal and illegal mining. In order to achieve this objective, this document seeks to give an overvi...

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Mercury in illegal gold mining in the countries of the Amazo...

Diagnosis of trade flows, scientific information and institutional answers The purpose of the document is to present a general diagnosis of the situation of the supply, trade and use of mercury (with ...

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Mercury in communities of the Colombian Amazon

This publication presents an analysis of the negative effects of mercury in the indigenous communities of the Colombian Amazon, especially in the Caquetá, Puré, Apaporis and Cotuhé. It includes recomm...

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Amazonia at the Crossroads

This six-country analysis reveals the conflict between the vision of economic development and the rights of indigenous territories and the conservation of protected areas. Read the article at Ojo Públ...

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Illegal Mining: Study Reveals Worst Devastation in Amazonian...

This report is based on a map of more than 2000 points in which illegal activity in the Amazon has been identified. Among them 96 protected natural areas with the presence of illegal mining within the...

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Governance of extractive industries – politics, history, ide...

This research project inquired about how they can understand in the long term the interactions between political agreements, governance of the extractive industry and inclusion patterns. Download the ...

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Dam déjà vu: 2 Brazil mining waste disasters in 3 years rais...

Articles highlights and analyzes the mining waste disasters in Brazil. Read the article at Mongabay Latam (English). Title (English) Dam déjà vu: 2 Brazil mining waste disasters in 3 years raise alarm...

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Ecuador: the Cofán de Sinangoe road to ban mining in their t...

This article narrates the long legal process, through which the indigenous people Cofán of Sinangoe of Ecuador obtain a decision from the Court of Sucumbíos to suspend all mining activity in the area ...

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Guidelines for Environmental Compensations In Ethnic Territo...

This document contains a summary of the legal and conceptual foundations of two approaches: environmental regulations and ethnic regulations, the guidelines for work in collective territories and the ...