Cocoa plantations near Tamshiyacu, northeastern Peru, devastated more than 2,100 hectares of forest between May 2013 and August 2014 in an area called Fundo Tamshiyacu
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 4, 2015
Oil palm plantations on a large scale started in 2011 near the town of Nueva Requena, Ucayali region, today cover almost 12,200 hectares.
April 20, 2015
NGOs allege illegal deforestation of primary rainforest to plant cacao and oil palm, in Tamshiyacu, Loreto region, Peru.