It is a campaign to promote tourism and conservation in Madre de Dios by the Private Conservation Areas in the region near the Tambopata National Reserve.
Indigenous Wampis conducted an operation against dozens of illegal miners who contaminated with mercury and cyanide the Santiago river basin, in the Amazon region.
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.
More than 20 hydroelectric plants designed to operate in this Amazon river could displace more than 40,000 people from riverside areas
The area that was designed to protect timber forest, was deforested to be used in the development of agricultural activities.
By 2015, deforestation was calculated at 7,930 hectares (equivalent to 10,865 football fields) in the study area. The main driver would be pasture for cattle.
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 National Service of Natural Protected Areas of Peru with several other public and private institutions installed a checkpoint at the Allpahuayo Mishano National Reserve and the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
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.