Invitación | Impacts of Gold Mining in Amazon Webinar – Ramzy Kahhat

Se invita a participar del seminario web libre a cargo del profesor Ramzy Kahhat titulado «Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon» a realizarse el dia jueves 19 de setiembre de 2019 a las 13:00 horas.

Pueden registrarse en el siguiente enlace:
Register for the Webinar here

Chart on Alluvial Gold Mining in the Amazon

Alluvial gold mining activities in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest are responsible for mercury emissions and deforestation.

This study uses life cycle assessment methodologies on currently available gold recovery systems to identify the direct relationships between environmental impacts on human toxicity, freshwater ecotoxicity and climate change. Results show that human toxicity values are governed by mercury emissions in gold recovery activities, and freshwater ecotoxicity is driven by diesel engines used in ore extraction and transportation. Moreover, deforestation is contributing…

Read more about Ph.D, Professor of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Prof. Ramzy Kahhat’s webinar and register here…

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