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Peru battles the golden curse of Madre de Dios : Nature News ...

Jun 20, 2012 ... Attempts to reduce the environmental and health impacts of mining ... Many unregulated gold mines in Madre de Dios, Peru, leave a trail of...

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Mining, development and corporate–community conflicts in Peru

That year, Yanacocha, the largest gold-mining corporation in Peru, after ... the adverse effects of past and present mining and smelting operations and that such...

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Gold Mining | Amazon Aid Foundation

Recent studies have suggested that the impact of gold mining outpaces the .... Illegal mining in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest is having a severe impact on the...

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State of emergency in Peru over mercury poisoning from illegal gold ...

May 24, 2016 ... The 60-day decree affects 11 districts in the Madre de Dios region, ... where illegal miners use mercury to separate the gold from rock and then...

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Peruvian Gold Comes with Mercury Health Risks - Scientific American

Merchants, townspeople in Peru face similar risks to gold miners.

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US Companies Importing Dirty Gold from Illegal Mining Operations ...

Jan 7, 2015 ... Asner says that his research has shown that illegal gold mining was ... in a public-private program to support responsible gold mining in Peru. ... But doing it early on in the process, that's where you can have the greatest effect.

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Beyond deforestation: illegal gold mining and human health | Public ...

Mar 19, 2016 ... Beyond deforestation: illegal gold mining and human health. March 19 ... The Horrific Effects on Young of Illegal Peruvian Gold Mining.

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Peru's gold rush prompts public-health emergency : Nature News ...

Jun 1, 2016 ... Long-running concerns about the environmental effects of gold-mining in the Peruvian Amazon came to a head last week. Peru's government...

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Impact of alluvial artisanal and small-scale gold mining in the Madre ...

Aug 10, 2015 ... Alluvial gold mining in the region of Madre de Dios, Peru has caused .... informal and illegal alluvial gold mining, environmental impacts,...

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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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Reducing Mercury Pollution from Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

Dec 18, 2015 ... Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Without Mercury : Explore techniques ... amalgam in these Gold Shops can have serious health effects both locally ... and tested in Amazonian gold producing regions in Brazil and Peru.

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Gold-Mining In Peru Is Much Worse Than Anyone Thought ...

Oct 28, 2013 ... Gold-Mining In Peru Is Much Worse Than Anyone Thought .... Obviously Peru is not controlling the outrageous environmental impacts of the...

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Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, zeniths auctioned ...

May 1, 2016 ... David Hill: Reports of mining in the River Santiago basin raise concerns given the devastating social and environmental impacts elsewhere.

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Mineral industry of Peru

In 2006, Peru occupied a leading position in the global production of the following mineral ... The mining and mineral processing industries represented almost 1% of the ..... Gold recovered as a by...

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Illegal Mining Severely Impacting Peruvian Environment - Forbes

Jul 4, 2014 ... (Kitco News) - Far from a cut and dry issue, illegal mining in Peru has ... twisted branch, the environmental impact of Peru's illegal mining activity is ... Liquid mercury is most commonly used to extract gold particles but there is a...

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Environmental and Social Impacts of Gold Mining Operations in ...

Environmental and Social Impacts of Gold Mining Operations in Latin America ... all gold mining exploration took place in Latin America in 2009, especially Peru,...

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Gold Mining Has Devastated The Peruvian Amazon — ThinkProgress

Gold Mining Has Devastated The Peruvian Amazon ... country facing the long-lasting effects of chemical pollution, particularly after the collapse of two dams in...

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The socio-economic contribution of gold mining in Peru - World Gold ...

May 16, 2012 ... Minister for Energy and Mines. The outlook for gold mining in Peru. 06. Dr Carlos Santa Cruz, Newmont. Local economic impacts of gold mining...

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The Devastating Costs of the Amazon Gold Rush | People & Places ...

It's a few hours before dawn in the Peruvian rainforest, and five bare light bulbs hang from a wire above a 40-foot-deep pit. Gold miners, operating illegally, have...

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Mercury from Gold Mines Accumulates Hundreds of Miles Downstream

Jan 9, 2015 ... The Duke team looked at the wide-reaching effects of mercury contamination from gold-mining operations in Peru's southern Amazon region of...

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