Madre de Dios is one of Peru’s Amazonian departments that faces serious threats such as mining and the expansion of the agricultural frontier.
The government of Amazonas are deciding the future of Resolution 011, which regulates the use of mercury, which is highly toxic, in the mines of the state.
By bike, they concluded a major recent journalistic expeditions: a journey of 1300 km in the heart of the Amazon.
It is celebrated this Wednesday, September 5, the day of the Amazon. The date was chosen because on that day in 1850, Don Pedro I created the province of Amazonas.
Salt compounds released by fungi and plants in the Amazon rainforest have an important role in the formation of rain clouds, reports research published in the journal Science.
The Supervisory Agency for Investment in Energy and Mining is investigating the spill of mining waste of Atacocha on the Huallaga River, in the department of Pasco.
The myth or the curse of El Dorado, the gold rush in the country comes on together with allegations of deaths, violence, abuse of women and water pollution by mercury.
Book about uncontacted tribe in the Amazon rainforest, known as the yuris, has been published.
Prosecutor of Venezuela investigates alleged slaughter of Yanomami indigenous in a village on the border with Brazil, in a case where Brazilians miners are pointed as suspects in the death of 80 people.