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Illegal Mining: Study Reveals Worst Devastation in Amazonian History

Created Dec 19 2019, 6:16 AM by Johannes Peter Zimmermann
  • Colombia
  • Amazon
  • Protected Areas
  • Indigenous
  • Mining
  • Brazil
  • Deforestation
  • Peru

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 protected territory or in the buffer zone.

Read the article on Mongabay Latam (Spanish).

Title (Spanish) Minería ilegal: estudio revela la peor devastación en la historia de la Amazonía
Organization Mongabay Latam
Language Spanish
Year 2019
File type Article
Keywords English Amazon, Brazil, Colombia, deforestation, indigenous, mining, protected areas, Peru
Palabras clave Español Amazonía, Brasil, Colombia, deforestación, indígena, minería, áreas protegidas, Perú
lavras-chave Português Amazônia, Brasil, Colômbia, desmatamento, indígena, mineração, Áreas protegidas, Peru

 

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