In this report we present the first systematic study on changes in vegetation and land use cover within the so-called Orinoco Mining Arc (MA), and our comments on the findings.
Tag: Arco Minero del Orinoco
GENEVA (July 4, 2020) A UN human rights report published today urges the Government of Venezuela to take immediate, concrete measures to halt and remedy the grave violations of economic, social, civil, political and cultural rights documented in the country.
A trail stained by violence and corruption connects Venezuelan gold with the world
In recent years there has been an increase in information pertaining to a boom in gold mining activity within Canaima National Park (CNP), a World Heritage Site (WHS). Furthermore, this situation falls within the context of a strategic policy of the current Venezuelan government that promotes mining activities over vast geographic areas, and encompasses all mining categories.