The report has identified three main drivers of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon: large-scale plantations of oil palm and cocoa, gold mining and coca cultivation.
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 9, 2016
Soy production is booming — but researchers are warning that the soy industry’s rise could be the downfall of Brazil’s climate commitments.
October 26, 2015
Book ‘Excesses unpunished’ brings reports with evidence and cases in the mining and oil sector in the country.