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The Dark Side of El Dorado: Illegal Gold Mining In Peru Generating

Dec 27, 2013 Aside from economic factors, illegal mining has had a negative ecological impact. Mercury, which is used by the miners to extract the gold in the 

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Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon | The Verge

Oct 28, 2013 As a result, there's very little hard data on the environmental impacts, or even the extent of Peru's mining industry. And based on Carnegie's 

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World Gold Council study measures impact of mining in Peru

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Gold Mining Destroying Peruvian Amazon - Business Insider

Nov 1, 2013 Illegal gold mining in Peru has increased 400% in the past decade, causing severe destruction of the Amazon and having a devastating effect 

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Illegal Mining Threatens to Destroy Peru's Amazon | News | teleSUR

Oct 8, 2015 New satellite images have been released showing the impacts of illegal gold mining in parts of the Peruvian Amazon, affecting an area the size 

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Oct 15, 2013 We used to think only big commercial mining operations could have a significant environmental impact. These images gave us a schooling.

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Sep 24, 2012 filmmaking that reveals the vicious face of “dirty gold” in Peru. Newmont Mining Corporation operates the Yanacocha Gold Mine, one of the 

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Study of small-scale gold mining in Peru finds mercury

Jan 22, 2015 Study of small-scale gold mining in Peru finds mercury health effects that can be felt hundreds of kilometers away from a mining operation, 

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Nov 28, 2012 When the World Gold Council (WGC) set out to measure the economic impact of mining in Peru, it found an example in the equipment worn by 

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed through high

Nov 12, 2013 river-based gold mining in the Madre de Dios region of the. Peruvian Amazon than 70% of the annual gold resource in Peru (4); however, mining their individual and combined effects on the ecology of the re- gion remain 

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Social consequences of mining are also manifold. Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who presided over the 2011 conflict in Madre de Dios, described 

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Gold Mining | THE OBRERO

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Damage from Gold Mining in the Amazon – Madre de Dios, Peru

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Peru's Rainforest Turns to Wasteland From Illegal Gold Mining

Dec 2, 2014 Decades of illegal gold mining have transformed large expanses of Peruvian rainforest into pocked, denuded, mercury-poisoned 

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Deforestation in Peru | Magazine Articles | WWF

Many end up mining gold, which can pay up to five times as much as farm labor but "When it comes to forests and their effect on global climate," says Patricia 

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Illegal mining in Latin America: Minecraft | The Economist

Sep 16, 2014 In Colombia nine out of ten gold mines are unlicensed. had had a “positive and significant effect” on murder rates in the areas in which they operate. Peru's government has been trying a carrot-and-stick strategy. In April 

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