Indigenous federations express their sorrow and solidarity to indigenous people affected by oil spills in Chiriaco (Amazonas) and Mayuriaga in Morona (Loreto), both in indigenous ancestral lands.
In 2012, the concession for the Bolivian Oilfield Company was 372,500 hectares, but a decree issued in 2015 extended the concession to 806,250 hectares.
Inhabitants of Nazareth, one of the communities affected by the recent PetroPerú oil spill, would have received a minimum payment to clean the spill, without minimum security conditions.
The video shows images of the oil spill that occurred in northern Peru’s Chiriaco, Amazonas region. The PetroPeru pipeline ruptured, polluting rivers.
The incident occurred on February 3, in the North Branch of the Nor Peruano Pipeline near to Mayuriaga river, in the district of Morona, province of Datem Marañón, Loreto region.
InfoAmazonia map updated in real time with data from NASA reveals the concentration of heat sources in the State of Roraima, which borders Venezuela and Guyana
Peruvian state must finance technical study for environmental remediation of ancestral territories of indigenous peoples affected by oil pollution in river basins Pastaza, Corrientes, Tigre and Marañón.
Ministry of Environment of Peru and the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (Sernanp) expressed their opposition to the bill.
Gold mining has become one of the main problems for conservation of biodiversity in the Orinoquia region, Guainia department.