In Vaupés, a department in the Colombian Amazon, indigenous peoples cling to their beliefs to protect themselves from mining. A concession for the exploitation of coltan angers three communities: the leaders are threatened and their right to prior consultation has been violated.
Documentary shows the cultural heritage of the indigenous people Tsimane` Mosetén, who ancestrally protected forests of Madidi National Park and Pilon Lajas Biosphere Reserve.
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.[:]
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.
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.
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.
Agent was shot in the neck after team suffer ambush. Operation combated illegal logging in the protected area.
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.
Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.
They are two Sustainable Development Reserves and two Wildlife Refuges. Two of them are in the area of influence of the hydroelectric Belo Monte.