Cuyuni River

 
 

In the Cuyuni River a preliminary expedition in 2005 and an AquaRap (Rapid Aquatic  Environmental Assessment) in 2007 were performed  in partnership with Conservation International and Fundacion La Salle and financing from the Cisneros Foundation. The objectives included the biogeochemical characterization of water bodies (rivers, streams and lagoons) and the assessment of the impact of gold mining operations in the Cuyuni River and its tributaries Chicanan, Yuruan and Uey Rivers