The Amazon was recognized as one of the seven natural wonders of the world in ceremony led by President of Peru in the Amazon River.
Peru is working with seven other countries signatories of Amazon Cooperation Treaty the first phase of the GEF project on sustainable management of water resources in the Amazon basin
Postage stamps are a tribute to the 117 years of the Emilio Goeldi Museum of Pará. Images show plants used as anti-inflammatory and even as aphrodisiacs.
In recent weeks, the project team of interactive maps of ((o))eco made its first update of data on deforestation and fire. See how it was done and browse through the latest data on the maps.
6 rare amphibians called caecilians were found by team building the Santo Antonio hydroelectric plant in Rondonia.
Ecuador Court ordered that U.S. oil company Chevron paid in 24 hours near 19 billion dollars, set in a condemnation for environmental damage.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights condemned Ecuador for giving in the early 90’s an oil concession in Sarayaku indigenous Amazonian territory.
Compensation for damage caused to the Ecuadorian Amazon is almost 20 billion dollars, but the fight may not be over.
A Decree establishes a part of the Madidi National Park as an Oil Zone. In total, 1,5 million protected hectares were offered to prospection.