After spilling 3000 barrels of oil in Cuninico, Petroperú apologized to the indigenous communities affected in a public hearing for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
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Victor Zambrano has been nominated for this global society as an “anonymous leader conservation” because of his environmental education work with children of Madre de Dios region.
Dredgers in alluvial mining, mainly in Madre de Dios, Peru, caused impacts such as mercury contamination of water sources, changing the course of rivers and sedimentation.
Document shows mercury contamination in rivers, hydrobiological species and population exceeding the maximum permissible limits due to artisanal mining.
The agreements include the toxicological evaluation of Belén de Plantanoyacu and Sion communities, in the Corrientes River, Loreto region.
In order to cope with the invasion of illegal miners in the Tambopata National Reserve, 40 special forces rangers of the Navy of Peru will join the surveillance in point “Azul.”
Illegal mining continues its expansion in Madre de Dios, the Peruvian region most affected by this activity. Destroyed forests, polluted rivers and soils, as well as social problems.
The International Amazon Festival of Film of the Border is an event that shows and discusses films that address the reality of the regions considered peripheral areas, as the Amazon .
Yagua is an area that represents much of the natural wealth of Loreto and Peru. Because of these and other characteristics, the technical proposal to convert the Yaguas Reserved Zone into a National Park was approved.