New international forest conservation programme will help stem forest loss in this area of the central Peruvian Amazon while increasing indigenous families’ income.
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.
May 27, 2014
A rash of road construction is causing widespread change in the world’s largest tropical forest — with potentially global consequences.
August 27, 2014
The 1.5 kilometer road from Iquitos – Nauta was not a suitable place to dispose waste because of the harm to the health of people living nearby, and it is affecting the biodiversity of the area.