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.
Infiltrated among riparian that will be withdrawn by the hydroelectric dams in the Amazon, Arlindo buys land that will be flooded to receive compensation.
Peru will have a new president and, until now, the environment has not been one of the fundamental topics of the public debate.