Map shows and confirms a high rate of deforestation by gold mining along the Alto Malinowski River, between September 2014 and November 2015, with loss of 392 hectares of forest.
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.
November 17, 2015
New high resolution image of La Pampa of September 16, 2015 shows the birth of a new area of illegal gold mining, with a current area of 1.5 hectares.