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Tag: Peruvian Amazon

Peru lost 137,976 hectares of its Amazon forests in 2021, a 32 percent decrease compared to 2020, the Ministry of Environment (Minam) reported Sunday. The data were obtained as part of Minam's National Program for Forest Conservation to Combat Climate...
Were it not for the lush Amazon rainforest that surrounds it, Wanderland could almost look like a piece of 19th-century Dutch farmland; a straight, muddy path cuts through rows of neatly arranged farms with perpendicular houses and barns. A typical...
On Friday, September 2, Peru recognized the existence of five indigenous peoples living in isolation in a remote Amazon forest area larger than Puerto Rico and bordering Ecuador. The recognition comes nearly two decades after indigenous organizations from the Amazon...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Dutch investment bank ING will not finance oil and gas trading in Peru due to concerns over the industry's impact on indigenous communities in the region declared as Sacred Water Zones in the Amazon,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The renowned international travel and tourism magazine Lonely Planet has compiled a list of 10 places in Peru that will make your visit to Peru unforgettable. They highlight these places that stand out for their...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A recent study by researchers in Peru and the US found that, in the past 35 years, there has been a 670% increase in the extent of pits and ponds created by miners digging...

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