Reports from Peruvian Civil Defense Institute also report the number of people and homes affected after the spill in the Uchichiangos river.
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.
The Global Forest Change project, developed by Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, monitors forests using algorithms to distinguish changes in forest cover using satellite images.
The head of Peru’s Ministry of the Environment, Pulgar-Vidal, reveals that the oil spill of June 24 in Loreto was from a pipe that was pumping oil despite the fact that there was a ban.
Petroperú confirms that there is a new oil spill in Loreto, making it the third major oil spill by Petroperú this year.
Efforts to conserve tropical species will not succeed if we do not take into consideration the control of the most common disorders caused by man: logging, forest fires, among others. By Thiago Medaglia, Photo by Flavio Forner
Workers trying to clean up the oil spill of June 25 in Loreto lacked the equipment to clean up safely. The oil spill threatens the vulnerable community of Barranca which lacks safe drinking water and electricity.
A new oil spill raised fears of a deterioration water pollution and fish on which depend indigenous peoples and coastal communities.
Researchers at the Federal University of Western Pará (UFOPA), Brazil, join InfoAmazonia to investigate applications of water quality sensor Mãe d’Água in rural and urban areas of Santarém, state of Pará, in the Amazon.