Illegal mining

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

Scars in the forest: illegal gold mining advanced 30% in the Yanomami Indigenous Land in 2020

A new survey reveals the proliferation of new bases of invaders in closer proximity to the indigenous communities, including groups of isolated indigenous groups, and the opening of new routes into the territory