The Ministry of Environment in Peru (MINAM) set apart 244.92 hectare area in Loreto as a new Private Conservation Area to conserve the ecosystem for local populations.
Maps and documents confirm that 92% of deforested land in Loreto by US company Melka were forest areas, which show illegal operations to plant cocoa.
Seventeen people arrested and three vehicles destroyed is the result of an operation that was carried out in the buffer zone of the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve, located in the Loreto region, Peru.
The head of Peru’s Ministry of the Environment, Pulgar-Vidal, reveals that the oil spill of June 24 in Loreto was from a pipe that was pumping oil despite the fact that there was a ban.
Workers trying to clean up the oil spill of June 25 in Loreto lacked the equipment to clean up safely. The oil spill threatens the vulnerable community of Barranca which lacks safe drinking water and electricity.
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.
Yagua is an area that represents much of the natural wealth of Loreto and Peru. Because of these and other characteristics, the technical proposal to convert the Yaguas Reserved Zone into a National Park was approved.
In the market Vado in Yurimaguas, Loreto, Peru, over 150 animals were rescued, including monkeys, parrots and turtles.
Convoca.pe flew over the deforested area of Tamshiyacu, in Loreto, Peru, and found that the company of American citizen Dennis Melka continued to operate even though the Ministry of Agriculture had ordered them to stop their activities.
The recent leak of 3,000 barrels of oil in Peru’s Amazon jungle will cause incalculable damage, according to scientists.