Indigenous peoples engaged in collecting chestnut denounced Bolivian oil company YPFB will kill 17,000 chestnut trees, with the possible oil exploration in its territory.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
Journey into the Amazon region, where thousands of species live in a delicate balance that’s imperiled by logging, mining, agriculture, roadbuilding, oil, and gas drilling.
Computer models suggest that the Eastern Amazon, which contains most of the forest, would have more droughts, fires and death of trees, while the West would be rainy
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.
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