MATTEIS / LOOK AT SCIENCES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MATTEIS / LOOK AT SCIENCES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Illegal gold panning. Aerial view of settling and effluent treatment basins at an illegal gold panning station amidst tropical rainforest in the Nouragues Nature Reserve, French Guiana. The runoff from these basins is contaminated with mercury, which pollutes the surrounding area.
Model release not required. Property release not required.