The new Alto Maues federal reserve encompasses some 668,000 hectares. The area surrounding it has lost significant amounts of forest cover over the past decade.
Sustainablily in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
October 24, 2014
The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in Peru turned 42 years old, and has been protecting biodiversity and providing services to people who live within it. Actualidad Ambiental prepared this special on one of the most biodiverse areas in the Amazon.
The cheap option on climate change: recognize indigenous rights to forests
September 20, 2014
For example, Peru has leased out 60 percent of its share of Amazon rainforest as oil and gas concessions. This huge swathe of open-for-development land overlaps 70 percent of all indigenous communities in the nation.
Deforestation in Brazil increased in September, says Imazon
October 25, 2014
Increase of clearcutting was 290% compared to the same month in 2013 Even with enhanced surveillance, deforestation remains high in the region.