Malaria surges in the Amazon as wildcat gold mining devours Indigenous land! — The Japan Times — Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News — Barbara Crane Navarro

Malaria cases among Yanomami Indigenous people living in the Brazilian Amazon have risen more than 700% over the past decade as illegal gold mining intensifies in the world’s largest rainforest, health researchers say. Miners leave behind gaping craters in the ground as they clear huge tracts of forest, creating ideal conditions for the spread of […] […]

Malaria surges in the Amazon as wildcat gold mining devours Indigenous land! — The Japan Times — Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News — Barbara Crane Navarro