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Peru park's biodiversity at risk from illegal mining, drug production - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
If the locations of illegal activities were marked on a map, the magnitude of the illegal mining and drug-trafficking problems in Peru's Bahuaja-Sonene National Park would be obvious. The natural protected area covers 10,900 square kilometers (4,200 ...

Building a Future for Biodiversity - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
In recent years, Peru and the tropical Andes countries have seen a lot of infrastructure development in terms of roads, highways, pipelines, transmission lines, mining, dams and other projects. These regions, however, are critical habitats rich in ...

Determining the bioaccumulation of 9 metals in aquatic invertebrates in mining areas - Science Daily


Science Daily
A study conducted in mining areas in Asturias by the Animal Ecotoxicity and Biodiversity group led by Dr Pilar Rodriguez, through collaboration between the Department of Zoology and Animal Cellular Biology and that of Genetics, Physical Anthropology ...

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