For 11 days, people from Ucayali protested against the rise of electronic fees and the prices of drinking water, gas and telephone.
Peru: An “epidemic” of mercury poisoning ravaging the Nahua indigenous
Much of the Nahua people have been affected by mercury poisoning, which causes anemia and acute kidney problems.
Peru 2011-2015: Environmental enforcement summarized in 10 points
A new publication from the Ministry of Environment in Peru recorded the successes of the government in the environmental sector between 2011 and 2015, including environmental audits and a new regulatory framework.
Future oil exploration in the vicinity of 15 indigenous lands in the Brazilian state of Amazon
The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels launched without prior consultation with the National Indigenous Foundation (FUNAI), a new pre-edict bidding for exploration and production of oil and gas in seven blocks.
Daily Sabah: Ecuador – Amazon’s Lush Green turns Dark Black
What makes Lago Agrio different is the ongoing ecological disaster. Disease and death began to spread around the town and the surrounding village of Shushufundi after the petroleum wells were opened in 1962.
La Mula: UN worried about gas exploration and exploitation in indigenous reserve
The UN reiterated its concern to the Peruvian state about plan to expand the exploration and exploitation of natural gas in the Territorial Reserve Kugapakori, Nahua, Nanti and others.
Urucu oil field is burning gas in the middle of the Amazon
Monitoring indicates that there is a high volume of waste in the fields of Petrobras, operation recognized to cause little impact in the woods.
The Guardian: Two lawsuits to stop Peru’s biggest gas project in indigenous reserve
Operations by gas consortium in Amazon reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples met with legal action.
Gas company to drill in Manu National Park buffer zone, imperiling indigenous people
The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
Pluspetrol got environmental approval to extract gas in the Peruvian Amazon
The project had been denied so far by the potential impact of work on isolated indigenous tribes. The Argentine oil company may start operating in three months.