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.
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Deforestation has been the main objective of conversation strategies, but a new study in Nature finds that forest degradation, or the decline in the quality of forests, is also a major threat to biodiversity.
Satellite images confirm that mining is causing deforestation along river Santiago, entering the forests of the region.
Operation reveals group sophistication that worketh deforestation and land grabbing for livestock and soybeans in southwestern Pará state.
In the film there are testimonies of people who suffered human rights violations, in addition to unemployment, and forced eviction without compensation of families whose areas were flooded by the dams.
Petroperú confirms that there is a new oil spill in Loreto, making it the third major oil spill by Petroperú this year.
The Melka Group is planning to auction off its palm oil holdings in the Amazon. The group has been highly controversial due to its practices of deforestation and complaints by Peruvian courts.
Specialists present results on fisheries, watershed management, environmental pollution, carbon storage and biodiversity in the Amazon.
Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.