Ucayali, in Peru, is the second region of the country with the highest rate of deforestation accumulated, reaching almost 700 000 hectares.
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 6, 2015
In 2013, a report of the Peruvian Society for Ecological Development warned that the company Plantations Ucayali SAC there was deforested thousands of hectares of forest illegally in the Peruvian Amazon.
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.