The director of Andes Amazon Fund analyzes and highlights the successes and failures of the government is ending and notes with concern the proposals of the government that is about to begin.[:]
Peru will have a new president and, until now, the environment has not been one of the fundamental topics of the public debate.
“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.
The current budget of the regional government of Loreto is not enough to expand and strengthen preventive action against wildlife rabies in the province of Datem del Marañón, said Deputy Minister of Public Health, Percy Minaya.
They warn with a statement of the fierce advance of deforestation for oil palm, and they claim that Peru’s government institutions are not fulfilling their duties of control and supervision..
Due to access to public information, it is known that Peru’s Evaluation and Environmental Control Agency (OEFA) requested a budget of 166 260 160 nuevos soles but, according to the draft budget approved by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), they were only allocated 130 260 160 nuevos soles.
Lorraine Fleury notes that the Xingu Vivo group never agreed to discuss the plant’s construction. A different stance from that of the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB), for example, which has a greater historical dialogue with the PT party and with the federal government.
Communities are far more likely to stop trees being cut down than governments or business, found research issued by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
Peru’s government declared all informal mining illegal and began a crackdown. It raided the older boom town of Huepetuhe, dynamiting backhoes, trucks and generators. In La Pampa, miners fear they are next.
The world’s third largest hydroelectric dam is currently being built in the Amazon of Brazil. For the government, Belo Monte is a necessity. For roughly 20,000 people living in the Altamira region of Para State, it is the end of life as they knew it.