(Photo: Bruno Kelly/Amazônia Real) By Maria Fernanda Ribeiro, from Amazônia Real The scene does not buzz with activity like the human ant-farms that were the hallmark of mining at Serra Pelada, in Pará. At the Yanomami Indigenous Land in Roraima, illegal mining destroys the Amazon forest in a more scattered, but no less vicious manner. […]

04/07/2021 12:59

Experts say the country’s lack of regulation of the gold market is a flowing river of opportunities for dealers and criminals. Aircraft-based mining logistics also attract organized crime to the drug transportation business