The growth of this crop used for oil production concerns environmentalists who fear further deforestation and more road construction.
The government declared an emergency after confirming that many cases of environmental pollution in the region were not restored promptly by Pluspetrol and other oil companies.
Today, oil exploration in the Peruvian Amazon causes deforestation and contamination of rivers. New study shows the best techniques to reduce impacts.
The goal is implement the project “Contribution in building and operation of a functional operating unit tourism in SERNANP”
The Peruvian biodiversity has good sustainable economic opportunities, but it lack of infrastructure and support for the public policies.
The former environment minister recorded 623 species of fruit in the book: 553 are native and 70 introduced in Peru. Of the total, 507 grown in the Amazon.
In an emotional ceremony at the Ministry of Environment, 13 areas of Peru became voluntarily in Private Conservation Areas.
The Peruvian night monkey has never before been studied in the wild. But new research shows that protecting forests – even small fragments – is vital to the species’ survival.
Indigenous groups claim they have not consented to oil projects, as politicians visit Beijing to publicise bidding process.
The government has declared an environmental state of emergency after finding elevated levels of lead, barium, and chromium in the Pastaza River in the Amazon jungle.