“Unpunished Excesses” is an investigative series developed by Convoca from the construction and analysis of the first database on the environmental obligations of the large mining and oil industry.
Previously we presented maps of deforestation hotspots in the Peruvian Amazon for the periods 2012-2014 and 2015, respectively. In this MAAP we present a complementary analysis based on the size of the deforestation events.
The way Peru is pushing the production of oil palm in the Amazon is weakening these pledges.
New data indicate a big surge in gold mining in and near Tambopata National Reserve over the past few months.
New threats and little state presence make indigenous intend to bring their demands to international courts.
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.
In order to cope with the invasion of illegal miners in the Tambopata National Reserve, 40 special forces rangers of the Navy of Peru will join the surveillance in point “Azul.”
Mossack Fonseca operated offshore financiers who sent tons of gold to the U.S. and Switzerland.
Indigenous organizations of Peruvian regions of Loreto, Ucayali, Junín and Cusco meet in Cuninico, two years after oil spill, to exchange experiences on indigenous surveillance.
Illegal mining continues its expansion in Madre de Dios, the Peruvian region most affected by this activity. Destroyed forests, polluted rivers and soils, as well as social problems.