Venezuela’s hidden runways bring both life and destruction to Indigenous lands

Venezuela’s harmful mining activities grow

On the border of Colombia and Venezuela, illegal gold mining unites armed forces

The pink river dolphins of the Amazon have a warning for humans

Brazilian gold miners get free rein in Venezuela’s Indigenous lands

Illegal Gold Mining Operations in Venezuelan Amazon on the Rise

InSight Crime: Doubts Remain Over Venezuela’s Efforts to Stop Illegal Mining

For some Colombians, vows of mining reform are just a flash in the pan

Venezuela’s Yapacana National Park suffering increasing mining deforestation: report

How ‘blood gold’ damages the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela

Deforestation in Venezuela surges as gold miners ransack the Amazon

The gold-mining city that is destroying a sacred Venezuelan mountain

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Our position on
the Orinoco Mining Arc

Arco Minero del Orinoco

The purpose of SOSOrinoco is to shed light on the existing body of work regarding the situation in the Amazonia and Orinoquia regions of Venezuela, to raise awareness of the tragedy that is occurring and to outline some urgent measures that need to be taken in order to halt the unfolding human and environmental disaster.