Story shows the devastation caused by oil activity in the basins of the Pastaza, Corrientes and Tigre rivers in the Peruvian Amazon.
Invadors cut down three thousand trees in experimental lands of institute
The San Roque Agricultural Experiment Station was invaded and more than three thousand trees were cut down that were part of agroforestry systems of timber species.
Ombudsman recommends that authorities fulfill commitments under environmental emergency in Loreto
The Ombudsman recommended to comply with the implementation of environmental emergency plans approved for the basins of the Pastaza, Tigre and Corrientes Rivers.
Loreto: operation against the commercialization of contaminated fish
Police and environmental organizations conducted operations in areas of high risk of contamination in Iquitos, where illegal activities take place.
Spill on Block 67 contradicts renewal extractive activity
With a month of delay, the Perenco company confirmed its first oil spill last December, in the Loreto region, contradicting the Peruvian president, who called Perenco’s work as “the renewal of extractive activity in the region”
First Private Conservation Area managed by native community was recognized
Area is in the buffer zone of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, which is recognized as a Ramsar area.
Loreto: exhibition on indigenous cultures of the Amazon
The exhibition consists of objects and art items from various Amazonian indigenous peoples of Brazil, Colombia and Peru
Loreto: two new private conservation areas were recognized
The Ministry of Environment formalized the recognition of “The Panguanas 3” and “The Panguanas 4” private conservation areas, with them would be recognized six areas in the Loreto region.
Loreto: lake affected by Pluspetrol still has oil residue
Assessment and Environmental Control Agency fined almost $ 7 million to Pluspetrol Norte for polluting and disappear the Snashococha lagoon in Loreto.
World Forestry Day: A thousand hectares of the Amazon are depredated in a year
In Tamshiyacu, Loreto were deforested thousand hectares of forests, in 11 months, according to NASA photos.