Sernanp detected increase in illegal mining in an air patrol to assess possible impacts of illegal activities.
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The Superintendency of Banking and Insurance of Peru announced that from March 2016, banks will should assess the social and environmental risks before financing a project for further investment to $ 10 million.
A group arrived at the outside of the offices of Pluspetrol in Lima to demand remediation of contaminated areas in the Loreto Amazon.
The event aimed to provide objective information and knowledge on access to genetic resources and bio-piracy and protection of traditional knowledge.
Peruvian citizen received a concession for ecotourism and after three years the Peruvian Agency for Supervision of Forest Resources and Wildlife found miners carrying illegal gold mining.
It was the first time that Aaron Nacua, leader of the Matsés native community of Loreto, visited the Plaza Mayor of Lima and a sergeant of the Police told him he could not be there.
The Chinese citizen Yi Yanguang was denounced by performing this type of mining in three regions (Madre de Dios, Cuzco and Huanuco). Now, he was sanctioned by this and other environmental crimes.
Peruvian television program broadcast a report on illegal logging in the Ucayali region, showing the allegedly illegal timber transport by boats and trucks.
Loreto protest and the Congress of the Peruvian Republic debate. Some people want Petroperu operates the biggest oil production lot in the country, but others refuse.