Madre de Dios is one of Peru’s Amazonian departments that faces serious threats such as mining and the expansion of the agricultural frontier.
January 21, 2022
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.
February 18, 2022
Deter's alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.
September 6, 2012
The reserve celebrates its 12th birthday as one of the most important Natural Protected Areas in the country. Tambopata is an Amazon jewel that should remain protected.