The Discussion Paper of Escolhas “The new gold rush in the Amazon: where prospectors, financial institutions and flawed monitoring come together an stay and advance over the forest” analyzes and show the scope of the expansion of gold digging  in the Amazon,  of illegal gold, of deforestation and growing demand for safer financial assets, at a time of severe economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Text was written by the journalist and researcher, Marta Salomon.




The others Discussion Text are available in Portuguese page.