Previously we presented maps of deforestation hotspots in the Peruvian Amazon for the periods 2012-2014 and 2015, respectively. In this MAAP we present a complementary analysis based on the size of the deforestation events.
The way Peru is pushing the production of oil palm in the Amazon is weakening these pledges.
New data indicate a big surge in gold mining in and near Tambopata National Reserve over the past few months.
New threats and little state presence make indigenous intend to bring their demands to international courts.
Scientist says that to fight diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the best way is prevention. “The only tool we have is still fighting the vector.”
The National Indigenous Foundation of Brazil published studies for identification and delineation of four indigenous territories, recognizing the traditional occupation of the people living in the areas.
The current budget of the regional government of Loreto is not enough to expand and strengthen preventive action against wildlife rabies in the province of Datem del Marañón, said Deputy Minister of Public Health, Percy Minaya.
By tapping the expertise of indigenous hunters, researchers found that conventional surveying techniques underestimate animal populations and miss species in the remote Amazon.
A science project is being launched to understand the links between the world’s largest rainforest and the climate.