The cultivation of oil palm in the Ucayali region, in Peru, causes devastation of primary forests, changing the face of the Amazon to agricultural land without authorization.
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The Regional Government of Loreto, in Peru, called for a strike for next September 2 and 3, to protest the award of oil block 192 to the Canadian company Pacific Stratus Energy.
The center will conduct river trips, jungle tours, wildlife watching and will show the management of natural resources that made residents of the communities located within the reserve and its buffer zone
Publication presents research conducted in Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru about illegal mining, gold trading and the destiny of this metal whose extraction is causing serious damage to the forests of the Amazon.
Mining areas and routes of illegal gold commercialization in border areas of five countries of the Amazon Basin (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Brazil) are unveiled and discussed in “The routes of illegal gold. Case studies in five Amazonian countries”
Report of investigation site CONVOCA uncovered over a thousand cases of presumed environmental violations during the governments of Toledo, Garcia and Humala (between 2002 and 2013) and were “ignored despite the seriousness of the evidence”.
The National Service of Protected Areas of Peru explained that at the end of operative was confiscated timber cut of several species which is marketed in the city of Iquitos for construction, with a value of nearly $ 30,000 .
The environmental specialist, Marc Dourojeanni said that for the international connection in the Amazon, it makes sense to use navigable rivers, because “it is cheaper and environmentally better”.
Trees up to one hundred years are being cut in the Sierra del Divisor Reserved Zone due to the lack of personnel to guard and also for the construction of two illegal ways, so yesterday denounced a television report