The Identity Madidi scientific project seeks more data on the ecosystem of the park. In six study sites 900 vertebrate species and 627 butterflies were recorded.
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.
ID Madidi will explore 14 sites throughout Madidi National Park over the next year and a half. At their first study site, the researchers found a new species of frog. With two sites under their belt, they’ve recorded 60 vertebrates not known to inhabit the park.
New governors of Cochabamba and Beni departments, agreed to reopen discussions with the people of Isiboro Secure Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS) to build road.
The two largest oil companies in the country, including the country’s largest company, are studying to build a pipeline through a national park, even though the Constitution prohibits it.
The story of the inhabitants of the Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Communal Lands, in the Bolivian Amazon
Peru finalized one of the largest business transaction of carbon in its history. Investment fund decided to invest in carbon credits in three protected areas of Peru: the Tambopata National Reserve and Bahuaja-Sonene and Cordillera Azul National Parks.
Ishpingo, Tambococha and Tiputini are three key fields in Ecuador’s oil reserves. They are in the Yasuni National Park. Petroamazonas is preparing to make the first drilling in areas adjacent to their fields.
Yasuni National Park has been in the conservation spotlight in recent years, with oil drilling threatening their forests and wildlife. Satellite data shows a significant increase in deforestation alerts within the park since 2011.
The community signed an agreement with the Center for Conservation, Research and Management of Natural Areas Cordillera Azul, as a way to consolidate the relationship and renew commitments and partnerships for 10 years.