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Mercury in Madre de Dios

Mercury in Madre de Dios

New research from CAMEP-Carnegie Amazon Mercury Ecosystem Project-has found that mercury is an increasing environmental and public health problem in the gold mining region of Madre de Dios in Peru.  High mercury concentrations were found in the wild caught fish sold...
“A Rumble in the Jungle”

“A Rumble in the Jungle”

In “A Rumble in the Jungle” New York Times Op-Ed Contributors Nathan K. Lujan, Devin D. Bloom and Cynthia Watson articulate “the awful truths of gold mining” that are glossed over in reality T.V. shows like Bamazon. Highlighting the intricate...