Brazil mining Tag

Brazil will recommence domestic uranium mining later this year after nuclear regulator Cnen issued a licence to the country's only uranium mine, located in the Northeastern state of Bahia. The mine in the city of Caetite has not been in operation since 2014, when one cache...

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...