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Small-scale Gold Mining in the Amazon. The cases of ... - GOMIAM

Small-scale gold mining increasingly causes environmental problems and socio- political conflicts in the Amazon. Uncontrolled use of mercury and deforestation.

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

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Moving Frontiers in the Amazon: Brazilian Small-Scale Gold Miners ...

Map of Suriname with the main small-scale gold mining areas and tribal ... Literature on mining frontiers in the Amazon describes the rapid social change.

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Gold Mining | Amazon Aid Foundation

Due to rising gold prices, gold mining in the Amazon rainforest has increased ... of years of sedimentary runoff have accumulated small deposits of gold. ... In industrial-scale mining operations, heavy equipment is brought in to clear the ... Mercury is a highly dangerous neurotoxin, and due to illegal gold mining in the Madre.

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Deforestation and forest regeneration following small-scale gold ...

Oct 11, 2000 ... where mining takes place. Keywords: small-scale gold mining, Amazon, Suriname, deforestation, regeneration, land use/land cover change.

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Understanding Gold Mining - Amazon Aid Foundation

Jul 5, 2013 ... The rising price of gold in the global market has led to a boom in small-scale/artisanal mining. Although the mining is called 'small-scale,' the...

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Small-scale gold mining (GOMIAM) - NWO

Over the last few decades, the growth in small-scale gold mining has resulted in environmental problems and socio-political conflicts in the Amazon.

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GOMIAM – Better gold mining

Nov 29, 2016 ... For ages the Amazon has been inhabited only by indigenous communities. .... comparative research on small-scale gold mining in the Amazon.

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Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed through high ...

Oct 28, 2013 ... (A and B) Typical examples of the interior conditions of the large Guacamayo and Huepetuhe mines. (C) Examples of small-scale mining on...

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Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Amazon - CEDLA - University of ...

Mar 3, 2011 ... GOMIAM is a comprehensive research project on small-scale gold mining and social conflict in the Amazon region. In GOMIAM, over.

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