An organization reported that between March and October last year 13,076 hectares of primary forests were deforested in Tamshiyacu and Nueva Requena, to install industrial monoculture plantations such as palm oil.
April 8, 2015
Dennis Melka is identified as financier of a network of 25 companies that have purchased hundreds of properties in the Peruvian Amazon, according to the report by the Environmental Investigation Agency organization.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
September 9, 2013
Loreto authorities had not authorized the project nor granted a logging concession in the area.