Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.
The jaguar was the species chosen as a symbol of the Brazilian delegation. In Manaus, after being displayed in the parade of the Olympic torch, he ran and finished dead.
In 2013 the Association of Young Conservationists of High Pilcomayo, in Peru, requested a concession to preserve space and ecosystem services in an area in the department of Cusco. They still do not get the concession.
The Monitoring Andean Amazon Project presents a new map describing the loss of forest. More than 36,100 hectares of forest have been lost because of flooding by dams, especially the Jirau dam.
Imazon bulletin shows that accumulated deforestation is 10% lower than the same period last year, despite the increase recorded in the last 4 months.
Loreto, the region with the most forest in Peru (44%) with 32,451 hectares is being affected by the large-scale production of oil palm.
Peru’s forest authority has issued a statement to the London Stock Exchange condemning United Cacao’s plantation projects.
The governments of Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom made its first payment to Colombia for having complied with the reduction of deforestation between 2013 and 2014.
After disagreements, the chief Mapu also said that the former councilor Allison Lima wanted to keep indigenous’ money and appointed him as the author of death threats, but the political denies.