Peruvian television program broadcast a report on illegal logging in the Ucayali region, showing the allegedly illegal timber transport by boats and trucks.
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.
October 8, 2015
Authority said modifications to the Peruvian Penal Code includes prison for people linked to the illegal timber trade and for those who destroy natural forests.
September 7, 2015
The cultivation of oil palm in the Ucayali region, in Peru, causes devastation of primary forests, changing the face of the Amazon to agricultural land without authorization.