Illegal Gold Mining Is Destroying Amazon Rainforest
Jun 02, 2020 According to their research, 40 of the Yanomami living near the illegal gold mines could become infected with Covid 19. 4. ISA’s radar monitoring system, Sirad, has detected an increase in gold mining activity. Sirad’s results show that since the first analyses 1,925 hectares of forest degraded by illegal mining have been detected.Jan 26, 2018 Illegal mining is quickly expanding across Latin America. The increasing demand for copper, tin, tantalum, tungsten, but mainly gold, has multiplied the emergence of heavy mining machinery that—without permission and sometimes on a large scale—operates in remote corners of the regional geography, including at least 80 natural protected areas and buffer zones, according to the.