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Mercury in illegal gold mining in the countries of the Amazon Biome

Created Feb 21 2020, 6:46 AM by Johannes Peter Zimmermann
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Amazon
  • Mining
  • Peru

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 emphasis on the artisanal and small-scale mining sector) in the Amazon Biome countries; the impacts of its use on the landscapes and populations of the biome; and the panorama of public, private and mixed initiatives at the domestic, regional and global levels aimed at counteracting this situation.

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Title (Spanish) El mercurio en la minería ilegal de oro en los países del Bioma Amazónico Diagnóstico de flujos comerciales, información científica y respuestas  institucionales
Organization Fundación Gaia Amazonas
Language Spanish
Year 2018
File type pdf
Keywords English Amazon, Brazil, Colombia, mining, Peru
Palabras clave Español Amazonía, Brasil, Colombia, minería, Perú
Palavras-chave Português Amazônia, Brasil, Colômbia, mineração, Peru

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