environmental impacts, Choco, Colombia, mining, geoindicators, alluvial gold
In Choco artisanal gold mining has been made for centuries. However, since 2009, with the rise in gold prices, alluvial mining has been mechanized causing social and environmental devastation.
Colombia´s T-622 (2016) ruling calls for the restoration of affected areas. Geoindicators could be used to assess the environmental impacts prior restoration.
Engineering | Mining Engineering
Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State
Angel-Amaya, Jennifer, "Geoindicators for Assessing Illegal Gold Mining Environmental Impacts In Choco, Colombia" (2021). English Language Institute. 133.
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