Artisanal and small-scale mining Tag

The World Bank and non-profit organisation Pact have published a report on the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector, which aims to create a ‘global platform’ to better collect accurate and reliable information from the industry. The report, titled State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining...

The extent of illegal artisanal mining across the Amazon rainforest has been revealed in a new map which pinpoints 2,312 sites in 245 areas across six Amazon countries.  The map was produced by Amazon Socio-Environmental, Geo-referenced Information Project (or RAISG), which is comprised of non-government environmental...