The new law has environmentalists not only concerned about its impact on the country but also that the measures will undermine progress at the up-coming UN Climate Summit in December, which Peru is hosting.
September 24, 2014
More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join because it was not included in the planning process.
March 10, 2014
Environment Minister in Peru requested the judiciary to take action against Adolfo Cayra for dismissing the judge responsible for overturning rulings that were favorable for illegal mining.
December 18, 2014
The situation is especially bad in the northwest Amazon. News of José Antún’s death in Ecuador follows the September killing of four Peruvian indigenous anti-logging activists near the Brazil border.