Police and environmental organizations conducted operations in areas of high risk of contamination in Iquitos, where illegal activities take place.
March 14, 2014
A report of the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP) reveals that the water of the Moronaocha lagoon (Loreto) has coliform bacteria above the permissible limit, because the drain of all the neighboring waterways lead into this lake.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
January 28, 2014
The Ombudsman recommended to comply with the implementation of environmental emergency plans approved for the basins of the Pastaza, Tigre and Corrientes Rivers.