Panguana is a Private Conservation Area in Puerto Inca, and is part of the buffer zone that protects El Sira Communal Reserve. Panguana is threatened by the development of illegal mining and income of machinery to the area.
The Panguana Private Conservation Area and the mining threat
Encouraged by Bolsonaro, mining requests on indigenous lands reach record numbers in 2020
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
Sernanp ensures that Pluspetrol asked to explore the Manu in 2011
February 13, 2013
The National Service of Protected Natural Areas of Peru denied the request for hydrocarbon exploration in 2011 in the Manu National Park by Pluspetrol, because park is a UNESCO World Heritage and that this category “expressly prohibits the use of natural resources”.
Justice confirms seizure of machinery for illegal mining in Huanuco
January 29, 2013
Judge of Puerto Inca, confirmed the seizure of four excavators and two front loaders that would be used for illegal mining in the Huánuco region.