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Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of

2020-1-8  Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Suriname Editors: Leontien Cremers, Judith Kolen, Marjo de Theije Synopsis (backside of the book)

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Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The Cases of

2013-12-5  This publication is a result from the GOMIAM project, an ambitious research project building on the comparison of small-scale gold mining in five different Amazon countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Suriname.

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Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of

Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Suriname — Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Suriname

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Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of

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Illegal gold rush destroying Amazon rainforest: study

2018-12-10  By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 Min Read BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swathes of the Amazon rainforest, according...

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Study: Illegal Gold Rush Destroying Amazon

2018-12-10  A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swaths of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released on Monday that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.Researchers

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Illegal Gold Mining Is Laying Waste to the Amazon

2019-11-11  Latin America illegally extracts the world's highest percentage of gold, according to the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, with Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru topping the list. "All the Amazonian countries in South America are suffering the impacts," she said.

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The Global Demand For Gold Is Destroying The

2019-9-1  According to the US National Institutes of Health, artisanal and small-scale gold mining is the leading source of mercury released into the environment. Researchers have found high levels of mercury, which has serious effects on the nervous, digestive, and immune systems, in people living along the Brazil–Venezuela border,in the Madre de

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed

2013-11-12  Mining the gold that underlies tropical forests poses a threat to biological diversity and to the carbon currently sequestered in the plants and soils covering gold deposits. Mining for gold has long been undertaken in low-intensity indigenous activities in the Andean foothills and along riverbanks in the Amazon lowlands (1).

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Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon The Verge

2013-10-29  Gold mining has accelerated across the western Amazon in recent years, touching countries like Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador; but the industry’s epicenter is in

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Illegal gold rush destroying Amazon rainforest: study

2018-12-10  A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swathes of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released on Monday that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.

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Study: Illegal Gold Rush Destroying Amazon

2018-12-10  A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swaths of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released on Monday that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.Researchers

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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

2020-6-29  “With current gold price more than US$1700 per ounce and estimated to reach US$2000-3000 in the coming months, many artisanal and small-scale miners are already rapidly responding to this increase in pricing, and the weakening of environmental laws and policies as we’ve seen in Brazil, leading to further deforestation in the Amazon.”

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UW researchers investigate mining-related

2021-6-2  UW researchers investigate mining-related deforestation in the Amazon. Most gold mines in the Peruvian Amazon are unregulated, small-scale operations, leaving governments without ways to protect the surrounding environment or track how much forest is lost to mining. Courtesy of Lisa Naughton. If you’re wearing gold jewelry right now, there

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The Global Demand For Gold Is Destroying The

2019-9-1  According to the US National Institutes of Health, artisanal and small-scale gold mining is the leading source of mercury released into the environment. Researchers have found high levels of mercury, which has serious effects on the nervous,

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Illegal Gold Mining Is Laying Waste to the Amazon

2019-11-11  A mining site in the Amazon. Maria Rodriguez. Rodriguez, a University of Maryland environmental engineering doctoral candidate in the A. James Clark School of Engineering, went to Peru with faculty mentors Natasha Andrade and Alba Torrents to assess the mercury damage there. The field trip was the start of a long-term project sponsored by the school and by CINCIA, the Center for

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed

2013-9-30  Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed through high-resolution monitoring Gregory P. Asnera,1, William Llactayob, Raul Tupayachia, and Ernesto Ráez Lunac aDepartment of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, CA 94305; and bDirección General de Ordenamiento Territorial, and cAsesor de la Alta Dirección, Ministerio del Ambiente, San Isidro, Lima

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed

2013-11-12  Commodity gold prices increased substantially following the 2008 global financial crisis. Gold demand has fueled a massive increase in mining activity, some of which is centered in the Amazon basin. Western Amazonian forests of Peru have become an epicenter for mostly illegal gold mining, but the clandestine nature of mining activities has made monitoring and reporting of forest losses

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What ‘clean’ gold mining would mean for the Amazon

2021-7-5  Talking about a revolution: What ‘clean’ gold mining would mean for the Amazon. Among the many knock-on effects of COVID-19, there was a massive uptick in the demand for one of the world’s most alluring commodities: gold. In the financial world, gold is considered a ‘safe haven’ in turbulent times, as investors flee high-risk assets

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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

2020-6-29  Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. The researchers warn that the impacts of mining on

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Study: Illegal Gold Rush Destroying Amazon

2018-12-10  A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swaths of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released on Monday that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.Researchers

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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

2020-6-29  “With current gold price more than US$1700 per ounce and estimated to reach US$2000-3000 in the coming months, many artisanal and small-scale miners are already rapidly responding to this increase in pricing, and the weakening of environmental laws and policies as we’ve seen in Brazil, leading to further deforestation in the Amazon.”

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Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon The Verge

2013-10-29  Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon. New, 73. comments. New research reveals the breadth and devastation of clandestine mining in Peru. By Amar Toor @amartoo Oct 28, 2013, 3:00pm EDT. carnegie

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Techniques & Safety in Bolivia GOMIAM Better

2021-5-24  In Bolivia, there is no large-scale gold mining. Traditionally, most gold mining took place in the highlands, where small and medium-scale mining was practiced and today still dominates. In the lowlands, gold mining has for a long time been an activity of families living near the rivers, working on it during their ‘spare days’. Today,

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Gold Glimmers in the Amazon: A Photo Essay of

2016-12-13  S erra Pelada was one of the biggest gold strikes in history, but it was only one chapter in the Amazonian gold rush of the 1970s and 1980s. In the 1990s, gold prices crashed. In the mid-2000s, many areas containing gold deposits were made off-limits as protected forests or national parks, and small-scale mining

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon

2013-11-12  Commodity gold prices increased substantially following the 2008 global financial crisis. Gold demand has fueled a massive increase in mining activity, some of which is centered in the Amazon basin. Western Amazonian forests of Peru have become an epicenter for mostly illegal gold mining, but the clandestine nature of mining activities has made monitoring and reporting of forest losses

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Gold mining leaves heart of Peruvian Amazon a

2019-9-22  A decade of illegal gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon has left thousands of acres of rainforest a wasteland. Unpermitted miners cleared vast sections of

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What ‘clean’ gold mining would mean for the Amazon

2021-7-5  Talking about a revolution: What ‘clean’ gold mining would mean for the Amazon. Among the many knock-on effects of COVID-19, there was a massive uptick in the demand for one of the world’s most alluring commodities: gold. In the financial world, gold is considered a ‘safe haven’ in turbulent times, as investors flee high-risk assets

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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

2020-6-29  Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. The researchers warn that the impacts of mining on

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Gold mining greatly affecting indigenous Amazon

2020-10-14  A new report has exposed the scale and impact of mining on indigenous reserves in Amazon countries as gold prices soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 20 percent of indigenous lands are overlapped by mining concessions and illegal mining, it found, covering 450,000km2 — and 31 percent of Amazon indigenous reserves are affected. The report, released on Wednesday

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