More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join because it was not included in the planning process.
The Hypancistrus zebra has been exported illegally by a route passing through the state of Amazonas.
The new law has environmentalists not only concerned about its impact on the country but also that the measures will undermine progress at the up-coming UN Climate Summit in December, which Peru is hosting.
Project considers the development of Amazon as an integral and sustainable element; through a participatory, shared and equitable administration for the benefit of the Amazonian population and the country.
The federal court rejected the prosecutor’s request to suspend construction, and did the same for a request for compensation to indigenous from Volta Grande do Xingu.
An international team of scientists determined that positive incentives for farmers, counties, and states can do as much to preserve forests as public policies that call for penalties.
Attempting to better understand Brazil’s controversial new forest code and its future results in wildly different interpretations.
On Saturday, the government approved the Strategy for Wastewater small-scale and artisanal mining in order to continue with the formalization process. See the Strategy Document as a PDF
Nearly 70% of “officially inspected” logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
The functions of the new Authority will be “planning, administrating, controlling, and exercise power over environmental material, territorial issues, environmental services, sustainable management of flora and fauna and general natural resources”.