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Interview with Neotropical Scientist Dr. Nigel Pitman

By Dave Lutz | Wed. October 11, 2011 Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Nigel Pitman, former research director of the Los Amigos conservation concession in Southeastern Peru, and currently a research associate at the Center for Tropical school of the...

Muddy River Water

Gold mining is a significant threat to nearby aquatic species. The initial stage of artisanal gold mining in the western Amazon generally requires the complete removal of all nearby vegetation. This results in an increase in the amount of water that is discharged into...