Peru will have a new president and, until now, the environment has not been one of the fundamental topics of the public debate.
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Guardian: Peru spares Amazon rainforest from oil and gas push
New hydrocarbon sites will all be offshore, but campaigners fear contentious oil and gas development in Amazon will still go ahead
In favor of Belo Monte, construction moves ahead
Judges disagree with the Public Civil Action and vote in favor of building the hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River. Legal battles line the history of this plant. Click to see the infographic
Bolivian Amazon threatened by Brazil
Brazil maintains funding for major infrastructure works even though the social and environmental impacts to the Bolivian Amazon.
The eight threats to Baños de Agua Santa
Ecuador has plans to build eight hydroelectric. Works can affect traditional communities, which oppose the projects.
Construction works cause a reduction of conservation units
Due to the Tapajós Hydroelectric Complex, five units will have their areas reduced. Protected areas in the Amazon are being threatened.
Amnesty in the Amazon will mean more deforestation
Researchers claim that approval of the changes proposed for Brazil’s Forest Code can result in unlimited occupations in the forest.
The jaguar corridor in the Colombian amazon
Ministry of Environment and Panthera Foundation sign a 4 year agreement to help consolidate the corridor from Mexico to Argentina.
Five unsustainable years in Peru
Alan García reaches the end of his mandate with poor results with regard to the Amazon Rainforest. He had serious conflicts with indigenous people and emphasized predatory projects during his term.
Bolivia transforms Amazon Park in Oil Zone
A Decree establishes a part of the Madidi National Park as an Oil Zone. In total, 1,5 million protected hectares were offered to prospection.