A helicopter from Peru’s Air Force that was helping to monitor the area has been stopped and held by a group of locals. There were food and fresh water aboard, meant to be distributed among the people of Mayuriaga.
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Research reveals details about the properties of aerosol particles of the Amazon and points to impacts caused by pollution in Manaus
A new deforestation alert system lets users know about forest changes in just a week.
A partnership between organizations and a university has emerged as an alternative to the construction of hydroelectric plants and will be the first wind power system in the Indigenous Land of Light for All Program.
Almost a month since an oil spill, the new autonomous Wampis peoples’ government is asking the Peruvian government to take definitive and drastic measures.
Convoca.pe flew over the deforested area of Tamshiyacu, in Loreto, Peru, and found that the company of American citizen Dennis Melka continued to operate even though the Ministry of Agriculture had ordered them to stop their activities.
After a heavy rain day in Altamira, Brazil, more than 500 families in the Jardim Independente neighborhood had their community flooded. Families report that the lake’s dam is directly impacting the flow of rainwater.
Where rainforest stood, Amazon basin boom towns spring up to house workers building dams, roads, transmission lines and other infrastructure — cities like Altamira lack basic sanitation and have high crime rates.
In 2006, the dolphin who lived in the Yangtze River in China, was presumed extinct. In Brazil, a close cousin could reach the same end.