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2012
Sunday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Latin America's Mining Boom

Elizabeth Deheza, Tufts University
Ugo Ribet, University of London

The Impact of Illegal Mining on the Ghanaian Youth: Evidence From Kwaebibirem District In Ghana

Gabriel Dwomoh, Institute of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Kumasi Polytechnic
Edwin Eric Owusu, Institute of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Kumasi Polytechnic

2016
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Accelerated losses of protected forests from gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon

Gregory P. Asner, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science
Raul Tupayachi, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science

Golden Opportunity, or a New Twist on the Resource–Conflict Relationship: Links Between the Drug Trade and Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia

Angelika Rettberg, University of Osnabrück
Juan Felipe Ortiz-Riomalo, Universidad de los Andes

MAAP #104: Major Reduction in Illegal Gold Mining from Peru’s Operation Mercury

Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

The Nexus of Illegal Gold Mining and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains: Lessons from Latin America

Verite

2017
Sunday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Gold mining, conflict and crime in Colombia at the dawn of the 21st century: Prospects for the post-conflict stage in Colombia

Angelika Rettberg, University of Osnabrück
Juan Felipe Ortiz-Riomalo, Universidad de los Andes

2018
Monday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Evaluating Wildlife Vulnerability to Mercury Pollution From Artisinal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Madre de Dios, Peru

K. E. Markham, Clark University, ICDE Department
F. Sangermano, Clark University

Organized Crime and illegal gold mining in Latin America

Eva Brunner, Global Americans
Ricardo Grande, Global Americans

Organized crime and illegal gold mining in Latin America

Eva Brunner
Ricardo Grande

2019
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Gold and Grief in Venezuela's Violent South

International Crisis Group

Illegal Mining and Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from the Colombian Gold Rush

Leonardo Bonilla-Mejia

MAAP #96: Gold Mining Deforestation At Record Levels In Southern Peruvian Amazon

M Finer, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
N Mamani, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

Troubled Waters along the Guyana-Venezuela Border

Bram Ebus, International Crisis Group

Voces Mineras: Clarifying the future of artisanal and small-scale mining collaborations

Kathleen M. Smits, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Libby McDonald, D-Lab, MIT
Nicole M. Smith, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Fernando Gonzalez, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru
Gerardo Martinez, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Oscar Jaime Restrepo, Humanitarian Engineering Program, Colorado School of Mines
Silvia Rosas, School of Mines. Universidad Nacional de Colombia

2020
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Amazon gold rush: illegal mining threatens Brazil's last major isolated tribe

Simon Scarr
Anthony Boadle

Between Informality and Organized Crime: Criminalization of Small-Scale Mining in the Peruvian Rainforest

Eva Bernett Kempers, University of Antwerp

Corruption and environmental crime in Latin America

Jorum Duri, Transparency International

COVID-19, Rising Gold Prices and Illegal Mining Threaten Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

Peter Veit, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Patricia Quijano Vallejos, World Resources Institute

GameChangers 2019: Illegal Mining, Latin America’s Go-To Criminal Economy

James Bargent
Cat Rainsford

Illegal gold mining in Indonesia: structure and causes

Ongku P. Hasibuan, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi
Jann H. Tjakraatmadja, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi
Yos Sunitiyoso, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi

Illegal Mining in Venezuela: Death and Devastation in the Amazonas and the Orinoco Regions

Moises Rendon, CSIS
Linnea Sandin, CSIS
Claudia Fernandez, CSIS

Independence of the justice system and access to justice in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, including for violations of economic and social rights, and the situation of human rights in the Arco Minero del Orinoco region

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

MAAP #115: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon, Part 1: Peru

M Finer, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
N Mamani, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

MAAP #116: Amazon Gold Mining, Part 2: Brazil

M Finer, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
N Mamani, monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

MAAP #121: Reduction Of Illegal Gold Mining In The Peruvian Amazon

M Finer, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
N Mamani, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

MAAP #130: Illegal Gold Mining Down 78% In Peruvian Amazon, But Still Threatens Key Areas

M Finer, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
N Mamani, Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project

Operation Mercury and Illegal Mining in Latin America

Chris Riehl, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

The Diversification of Organized Crime into Gold Mining: Domination, Crime Convergence, and Ecocide in Darién, Colombia

Daan Van Uhm, Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology, Utrecht University

The outbreak of illegal gold mining in the Brazilian Amazon boosts deforestation

Juliana Siquiera-Gay, Escola Politécnica/USP
Luis E. Sanchez, Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo

Undermining Rights: Indigenous Lands and Mining in the Amazon

Peter Veit, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Patricia Quijano Vallejos, World Resources Institute

Unintended effects of illegal economic activities: Illegal gold mining and malaria

Sandra V. Rozo, USC Marshall School of Business

Venezuela: Violent Abuses in Illegal Gold Mines

Human Rights Watch

2021
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

All that glitters is not gold: the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on artisanal and small-scale gold mining and supply chains in Peru

Ashley Smith-Roberts, Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG)

Environmental crimes in extractive activities: Explanations for low enforcement effectiveness in the case of illegal gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru

Johanna Espin, Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN), Quito, Ecuador & Department of Sociology, Criminology & Law, University of Florida
Stephen Perz, Department of Sociology, Criminology & Law, University of Florida

Gold & Illegal Mining in Brazil in Numbers

Melina Risso, Igarape Institute
Julia Sekula
Lycia Brasil

Illegal Gold Mining

United States Agency for International Development

Integrated Strategy to Curtail Illegal Gold Mining: A Case Study in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Ongku Parmonangan Hasibuan, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi
Jann Hidajat Tjakraatmadja, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi
Yos Sunitiyoso, School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi

Obstacles to mining formalization in Colombia

James Rochlin, University of British Colombia

Satellites flag deforestation from illegal gold mines in Amazon rainforest

Taylor Kuykendall, S&P Global Market Intelligence

The Gold Standard: Addressing Illicit Financial Flows in the Colombian Gold Sector through Greater Transparency

Global Financial Integrity

Venezuela's Gold Heist: The Symbiotic Relationship between the State, Criminal Networks and Resource Extraction

Bram Ebus, Ultrecht University
Thomas Martinelli, Ivo Research Institute