Maps and documents confirm that 92% of deforested land in Loreto by US company Melka were forest areas, which show illegal operations to plant cocoa.
Evidence of mercury pollution in Madre de Dios and its impact on health abound from years ago but on the verge of knowing the new President of Peru, emergency was declared in the Amazon region.
“Unpunished Excesses” is an investigative series developed by Convoca from the construction and analysis of the first database on the environmental obligations of the large mining and oil industry.
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.
What it is behind the latest regional strike in the region of Madre de Dios, Peru, hit by illegal mining and oblivion.
Pluspetrol Norte company, whose contract in the most important lot of the country’s expired in August of this year, is the biggest beneficiary by law.
Book ‘Excesses unpunished’ brings reports with evidence and cases in the mining and oil sector in the country.
Peruvian investigative journalists accessed hydrocarbons environmental monitoring reports hitherto unknown that the last three governments ignored despite the seriousness of the evidence.