The gold-mining boom in southeastern Amazon is driving high levels of mercury contamination – Scientific American


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The gold-mining boom in southeastern Amazon is driving high levels of mercury contamination
Scientific American
Long-running concerns about the environmental effects of gold-mining in the Peruvian Amazon came to a head last week. Peru’s government declared a 60-day public-health emergency on May 23 in an attempt to address the problem of mercury pollution …

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