VOICES FOR THE AMAZON
Crackdown on Illicit Gold Exports in Peru

Crackdown on Illicit Gold Exports in Peru

Peru is the world’s sixth largest gold exporter.  A quarter of the gold shipped from the country last year was likely exported by companies acquiring ore from illicit sources. In recent years, illicit and unregulated gold mining has become a widespread problem in...
Bird Populations Recover in the Amazon

Bird Populations Recover in the Amazon

Over 1,300 bird species can be found in the Amazon. From hyperactive hummingbirds whizzing through the air, to colorful toucans eating fruit from the trees, the Amazon is characterized by a number of fantastic species found nowhere else in the world. Unfortunately,...