Information About gold mining in peru

Gold Mining in Peru Is Taking Its Toll on Local Ecology

Gold Mining in PeruIn 1930 miners began to scrape the land in Peru to find the gold hidden underneath. Today over 30,000 small-scale miners work in the Amazonian area which is one of the most diverse and environmentally rich areas in the world. Gold mining in Peru began with miners armed with picks and shovels digging up riverbanks