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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery ...

Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery ...

 · Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. The researchers warn that the impacts of mining .

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Deforestation and forest regeneration following small ...

Deforestation and forest regeneration following small ...

Keywords : smallscale gold mining, Amazon, Suriname, deforestation, regeneration, land use/land cover change Introduction Environmental degradation caused by smallscale gold miners is threatening the Amazon rain forest and the livelihoods of the people who depend on forest resources (Healy 1996; MacMillan 1996; Veiga 1997#). Researchers have documented many impacts of smallscale gold ...

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WANAMEI: An intervention for and with smallscale gold ...

WANAMEI: An intervention for and with smallscale gold ...

 · Illegal gold mining in the Amazon region of Peru potentially causes a variety of damages to the environment, human health, and societal wellbeing. The people most directly affected – usually through gold production – are communities living in the region. In this context, we have been working with three regional mining communities to develop the Wanamei project, which aims to contribute to ...

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Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

 · Artisanal and Small Scale Mining: A Summary (PDF 24 pages May 2013) ASMPACE Global Solutions Study. Liberia Case Study (June 2012) Gabon Case Study (July 2012) ASMPACE Methodological Toolkit (June 2012) Field Notes: Green gold for Gabon (Nov. 2012) Record Gold Prices Drive Deforestation in Peruvian Amazon

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Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in ...

Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in ...

 · Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in the Tapajós River Basin (Brazilian Amazon) over the Past 40 Years and Relationship with Water Siltation. Login. UVicSpace Home → Faculty of Science → Faculty Publiions (BioMed Central Faculty of Science) → View Item; JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Show .

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Mining's big environmental footprint in the Amazon

Mining's big environmental footprint in the Amazon

 · The Amazon rainforest in South America has large quantities of copper, tin, nickel, bauxite, manganese, iron ore and gold, making it attractive to mining companies all around the world. But as the governments of the eight countries that cross the Amazon eagerly try to capitalise on this wealth, concern is growing over the deforestation caused by, amongst other things, mining.

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Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Impacts of ...

Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Impacts of ...

Artisanal and smallscale gold mining is the largest source of global mercury pollution and the leading cause of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon. This type of mining emits large amounts of mercury directly into atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and impacts human and wildlife health. The primary research goal for this project is to understand and communie

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Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in ...

Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in ...

Distribution of Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in the Tapajós River Basin (Brazilian Amazon) over the Past 40 Years and Relationship with Water Siltation Lobo, Felipe Costa, Maycira

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Project 696

Project 696

Project 696 Impacts from Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in the Amazon. Brief outline of the project. Largely because of use during the exploitation of gold, mercury is a health concern in many regions of the developing world including the Amazon. Mercury use and release is associated with artisanal and smallscale gold mining (ASGM), which is done by individuals or groups of miners ...

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Zambia: bringing order to an unregulated gold rush

Zambia: bringing order to an unregulated gold rush

Siwale, who visited areas of smallscale mining of manganese in Zambia last year, says the ore is bought for a small price, then taken to a processing site, usually Chinese or foreign owned, and sold for a higher price. When the product is processed and sold outside the country it will fetch significantly more. "It's often unclear about the quantities of gold and whether they are ...

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Monitoring the destruction caused by smallscale gold ...

Monitoring the destruction caused by smallscale gold ...

 · Smallscale gold mining has destroyed more than 170,000 acres of primary rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon in the past five years, according to a new analysis by scientists at Wake Forest University's Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA). That's an area larger than San Francisco and 30% more than previously reported.

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Practical Mining and Gold Processing for the Small Scale ...

Practical Mining and Gold Processing for the Small Scale ...

Practical Mining and Gold Processing for the Small Scale Operator [Matuska, A. R. C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Practical Mining and Gold Processing for the Small Scale Operator

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ARTISANAL AND SMALL HOW CAN YOU HELP? SCALE MINING .

ARTISANAL AND SMALL HOW CAN YOU HELP? SCALE MINING .

Gold Comes From? Some gold mining practices in the artisanal and small scale mining sector (ASGM) are illegal and unregulated, and are now a growing threat to the global environment and to people. ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING IS DESTROYING AND POISONING THE AMAZON AND WORLD'S FORESTS. HOW CAN YOU HELP? ASGM is a perfect front for

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From Andes to Amazon: Translocal Livelihoods in the ...

From Andes to Amazon: Translocal Livelihoods in the ...

 · Faulkner, Sally (2020) From Andes to Amazon: Translocal Livelihoods in the Artisanal and Smallscale Gold Mining Sector. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield. Abstract. Artisanal and smallscale gold mining (ASM) in Peru is associated with high environmental and social costs and those who work in the sector are often labelled as criminals. A more nuanced understanding of the communities that ...

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Publiions – GOMIAM

Publiions – GOMIAM

GOMIAM's specific expertise on social conflict in smallscale gold mining is based on academic fieldwork throughout the entire Amazon. GOMIAM has a multidisciplinary team, consisting of social scientists as well as geologists and engineers. GOMIAM's publiions vary from academic to journalistic, and grasp various subjects and case studies. The first phase of the GOMIAM project, from

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projects in small scale mining

projects in small scale mining

SmallScale Gold Mining in the Amazon. SmallScale Gold Mining in the Amazon ... GOMIAM is a comprehensive research project on smallscale gold mining and social conflict in the Amazon region. Inquire Now; Smallscale mining in Ghana: The government and the ... Smallscale mining in Ghana: The government and the galamsey. ... and the smallscale mining laws no ... smallscale mining .

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Smallscale gold mining and social conflict in the Amazon ...

Smallscale gold mining and social conflict in the Amazon ...

Project goal : Researching how to resolve conflicts caused by smallscale gold mining in the Amazon Over the last few decades, the growth in smallscale gold mining has resulted in environmental problems and sociopolitical conflicts in the Amazon. The countries affected include Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Suriname. Uncontrolled polluting activities of smallscale gold mining often ...

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Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon

Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon

 · Illegal gold is destroying the Amazon. New, 73. comments. New research reveals the breadth and devastation of clandestine mining in Peru. By Amar Toor amartoo Oct 28, 2013, 3:00pm EDT. carnegie ...

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Maroon Gold Miners and Mining Risks in the Suriname Amazon

Maroon Gold Miners and Mining Risks in the Suriname Amazon

Since the mid1980s, smallscale gold mining has boomed in the Suriname Amazon. National annual gold production has risen from a few kilograms per year in the early 1980s to about 1015 tons of ...

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