Blog » Mercury in illegal gold mining in the countries of the Amazon Biome
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.
|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|
|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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