Story Publication logo March 20, 2023

Podcast: Mercury Seekers (Spanish)


An aerial overview of a deforested area contaminated with mercury in Brazil.

Uncovering the origin and the traffic of the mercury used for gold mining in the Amazon Forest.

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This story excerpt was translated from Spanish. To listen to the original story in full, visit Late Podcast. You may also listen to the original story on the Rainforest Journalism Fund website here. Our website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.

The mercury route that pollutes the Amazon: an investigation in seven countries on who produces it, who buys it, who traffics it, and its effects. The podcast about the investigation was the work of Late, with the support of the Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center. Click on the Spanish audio below to listen to the behind-the-scenes story of the investigation.

Audio by Late Podcast. Peru, 2023.

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