Researchers at the Mamirauá Institute captured two jaguars that will be included in the monitoring and study initiative of felines in the Amazon. The surprise, however, was to see a baby jaguar.
It was the first time that Aaron Nacua, leader of the Matsés native community of Loreto, visited the Plaza Mayor of Lima and a sergeant of the Police told him he could not be there.
Bolivian President Evo Morales seems determined to build highway through heart of national park, threatening protected rainforest and violating indigenous lands.
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.
An area of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in the Amazon region of Peru, was declared an environmental emergency for 90 days due to water and soil pollution by oil spills.
Violators will be reported to the competent authorities for the crime of illegal logging and could receive between 4 and 7 years in prison.
Residents of the area warned of the presence of heavy machinery that extracts white sand in the buffer zone of the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve.
Maneuver led by the Government of Mato Grosso, in Brazil, can open the park surroundings to the dams, power lines, pastures and mining areas.
The area conserves natural resources and fragile ecosystems of forests on white sand, flooded forests by black water upland forests.
Operations by gas consortium in Amazon reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples met with legal action.