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Peru accupies postion 7 on the list of countries with the largest deforestation in the world in 2018
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 02, 2019 1833   0   1   0   0  
In another great attempt at nature conservation Peru upgraded at the beginning of 2018 the Yaguas National Reserve - one of the largest virgin primary rainforests of the world located in the Loreto Region - to a National Park which covers more than 868,000 hectares of Amazonian rainforest and is home to more than 3,000 species of plants, 500...
Olivia Arevalo, a highly respected traditional healer and indigenous rights activists, was killed and Sebastian Woodroffe, a Canadian blamed for the murder, lynched by an angry mob; photo: andina
Editors' Opinion SunflowerSunflower Updated May 03, 2018 4446   0   1   0   0  
Last Thursday Olivia Arevalo, 81-year-old indigenous healer, spiritual leader and wise woman of the Amazonian indigenous Shipibo-Konibo community was shot dead in front of her house in the intercultural community “Victoria, Garcia” in the Ucayali region of the Peruvian Amazon rain forest near Pucallpa by an unknown person.
The new ferry connecting Iquitos with Santa Rosa, the Peruvian town at the border of Brazil and Colombia, makes traveling the Amazon faster, more comfortable and safer; photo: Daniel Carbajal
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated March 11, 2018 5613   0   1   0   0  
For years travelers wishing to go from Iquitos to either Brazil or Colombia on the Amazon River had to make a quite boring and uncomfortable, nevertheless exciting 3 days / 2 nights journey on a slow boat or a day trip on a fast boat. Now these times seems to be over.
Next to the three official languages Spanish, Quechua and Aymara, over 40 indigenous languages are still spoken in Peru; most of them might dissappear rather sooner than later.
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 6856   0   1   0   0  
Peru is a megadiverse country that unites multiple peoples and indigenous tribes, cultural traditions and languages within its borders. Before the Spanish conquest in the early 16th century an assumed 300 to 600 different languages were spoken in the area.
The trafficking of exotic animals in Peru; photo: Mongabay
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 08, 2018 4634   1   1   0   0  
Due to its three main geographical zones - the coast, the Andean highlands and the Amazon rainforest -, the Pacific Ocean right at the front door and a large variety of climates and micro-climates, including 28 of the 32 world climates, Peru is one of the most bio-diverse country’s in the world. The country gives around 500 mammal species,...
Manu National Park in Peru
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 23615   0   6   0   0  
The Manu National Park in Peru is one of the most breathtaking and beautiful natural areas in the world. Because of its sheer size, its different vegetation zones and its protective remoteness, a unique, almost untouched ecosystem could survive until today. Manu not only provides a living space for an immeasurable diversity of plant and animal species, but also...
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