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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 | 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 ...