The Superintendency of Banking and Insurance of Peru announced that from March 2016, banks will should assess the social and environmental risks before financing a project for further investment to $ 10 million.
Amazon under pressure
A group arrived at the outside of the offices of Pluspetrol in Lima to demand remediation of contaminated areas in the Loreto Amazon.
In September, the InfoAmazonia Network participated in the VI Latin American Meeting of Community Water Management in Chile to show the water monitoring project and his Mãe d´Água sensor.
The event aimed to provide objective information and knowledge on access to genetic resources and bio-piracy and protection of traditional knowledge.
Peruvian citizen received a concession for ecotourism and after three years the Peruvian Agency for Supervision of Forest Resources and Wildlife found miners carrying illegal gold mining.
On the 28th and 29th of this month, in Santarem, will take place the III Call of the Forest, with the theme “Conserved Forest is Continuous Life.” The president of the Republic will participate
After the high pollution index registered in the city, Amazonas State Government creates hastily a center to combat the fires.
In 21 of the 62 municipalities of Amazonas State, the fire situation is critical, including registration of endangered animals dead. Manaus dawns with strong smoke haze.
Representatives of ethnic groups of Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela met in Puerto Inirida, Colombia, to express the need to be included in the management and sustainable management of the Amazon ecosystem.