Indigenous groups threatened by gold exploration in remote Amazon

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Gold mining successful the municipality of São Gabriel da Cachoeira would thrust deforestation and summation mercury pollution, accidental ecologists

Environment 16 December 2021

By Luke Taylor

 Paulo Lopes/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

An Indigenous colony successful São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazil

Paulo Lopes/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

The Brazilian authorities has approved golden exploration successful a pristine expanse of Amazon rainforest that is location to 23 Indigenous groups, an investigation by the Folha de S.Paulo paper has revealed.

It reported that the caput of Brazil’s Institutional Security Cabinet, Augusto Heleno, granted 7 licences this twelvemonth to research for golden successful a virtually untouched agelong of jungle bordering Colombia and Venezuela.

Ecologists accidental mining successful the area, wrong the municipality of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, would thrust deforestation …

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