“Monitoring the impact of gold mining on forest cover and freshwater in the Guiana Shield” | WWF

“Monitoring the impact of gold mining on forest cover and freshwater in the Guiana Shield”



 
	© WWF Guianas
Monitoring the impact of gold mining on forest cover and freshwater in the Guiana Shield
© WWF Guianas
assesses the impact of gold mining across Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and the Brazilian State of Amapá. Coordinated through the French Forestry Agency (ONF)’s ‘REDD+ for the Guiana Shield’ Program with co-funding from WWF Guianas, the study uses appropriate satellite data to assess gold mining impacts on forest cover and freshwater. The analyses and report also compares, spatially, the impacts across the region. Click the document below for details of the results of the study and full report.

MONITORING THE IMPACT OF GOLD MINING ON THE FOREST COVER AND FRESHWATER IN THE GUIANA SHIELD