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Mining Peru

Amazon Natives FAR More Susceptible To Mercury Poisoning, Study Finds

AP | CARLA SALAZAR | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green

LIMA, Peru -- A study of mercury contamination from rampant informal gold mining in Peru's Amazon says indigenous people who get their protein mostly ...

Chinese Copper Mining In Peru To Displace Town, Mountain

BBC.co.uk | John Simpson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At 15,000 feet (4,600m), Mount Toromocho, 86 miles (138km) from Lima, is comparable to any mountain in Europe. It gets its name from its shape - The ...