United Cacao Company has deforested 2,126 hectares of primary forest between May 2013 and August 2014. New image reveals that the deforestation has restarted at 2015, with 150 hectares missed during recent months.
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.
March 1, 2016
Deforestation continues to increase in the Peruvian Amazon. According to the latest information from the Peruvian Environment Ministry, 2014 had the highest annual forest loss on record since 2000.
April 20, 2015
NGOs allege illegal deforestation of primary rainforest to plant cacao and oil palm, in Tamshiyacu, Loreto region, Peru.