Article by Angeles Zuniga, Weave News I April 5, 2022
Article by The Economist I March 5, 2022
Article by Naky Soto, Caracas Chronicles I February 24, 2022
Article by Gideon Long, Financial Times I January 16, 2022
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.
“AmazoniAlerta is a blockchain based app designed with and for the people of the Amazon. It enables users to share and store, securely, anonymously and in real-time, critical data on attacks on them and the forest.”
The 2016 Mining Arc decree marked a milestone in the mining history of Venezuela. This report shows the status of some important socio-environmental variables within the Mining Arc space, and analyzes their link with mining through a preliminary spatial analysis. In a “geographic information system” (GIS), we integrate documentary, statistical, cartographic, thematic data and satellite […]
Article by Sarah Ruiz & Marco Belo, Global Forest Watch | March 25, 2021
Article by Francisco Dallmeier & Cristina V. Burelli, Washington Post | February 22, 2021
“Para reflexionar sobre la destrucción ambiental asociada a la minería, es necesario comprenderla no solo a nivel geográfico, sino también a nivel existencial. En la región amazónica, la destrucción significa más que la contaminación de los ríos, el exterminio de plantas endémicas y el asesinato de animales y pueblos indígenas.» se pregunta Ana Alenso.
An in depth article by the Wall Street Journal discusses the content of the report presented by SOSOrinoco to International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN & UNESCO in July 2018 on the current gold mining situation in Canaima National Park: A World Heritage Site in Venezuela
Illegal mining within the Canaima National Park in #Venezuela, a World Heritage Site designated by @unescowhc.@NicolasMaduro gov’t is responsible for this ecocide. We should raise our voices against this ecocide @UNEnvironment @UN #sosOrinoco