Belo Sun discloses misleading information to investors regarding controversial gold mining project in the Brazilian Amazon

Organizations calls attention to the repeated dissemination of misleading information by Belo Sun Mining Corp (TSXV:BSX), including statements by CEO Peter Tagliamonte, downplaying socio-environmental, legal, and financial risks of the company’s “Volta Grande” project along the Xingu River.

A Massacre Foretold: Mining and violence explode in the Yanomami Territory

A new report by the Hutukara Yanomami Association shows aerial images of the unchecked expansion of illegal mining in Yanomami territory, with deep craters, camps adjoining Indigenous villages and even restaurants and bars for illegal miners

Land grabbing is the main cause of deforestation in the Xingu basin

The Bill 510/2021 can be voted in the Senate plenary; known as “PL da Grilagem”, it intends to regularize thousands of hectares illegally deforested in the Amazon; at the top of the ranking of the most deforested Indigenous Lands, Apyterewa and Trincheira Bacajá (PA) face boom in invasions

Under Bolsonaro, illegal mining in the Kayapó Indigenous Land has exceeded by 30% the total destroyed in the last 40 years

In manifest, 60 villages of the Kayapó people repudiate a bill that intends to legalize mining in their territories; more than 5,700 illegal mining outbreaks were detected between 2018 and 2020 in Indigenous Lands and Conservation Units in the Xingu basin

Deforestation in the Xingu river basin advances with the Bolsonaro government and puts at risk a 'green shield' against the desertification of the Amazon

Monitoring of the Xingu + Network shows that, between 2018 and 2020, 513,500 hectares were deforested in the Xingu basin, equivalent to six times the city of New York (USA). One of the epicenters was a forest strip that maintains the humidity of the biome

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