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TomTom, the Dutch multinational developer and creator of navigation technology and consumer electronics, released the TomTom Traffic Index 2018 which provides statistics and information about congestion levels in 403 cities across 56 countries on 6 continents. And the Peruvian capital Lima is among the top 3 worst congested cities in the world.
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...
Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), the Peruvian renewable energy subsidiary of the Italian multinational electricity and gas giant, started operations at its Rubi solar power plant in Moquegua in southern Peru.
During colonial times often referred to as the “City of Gardens”, today the Peruvian capital Lima could rather be name city of concrete, asphalt, dirt and dust. Accessible green urban spaces and trees are rare and mainly concentrated in the “better” districts such as San Isidro, Miraflores and San Borja.
For years the different municipalities of Lima encourage their citizens to recycle glass, paper, plastics, metals and tetra pak packages by placing recycling containers throughout the districts and distributing free garbage bags for recyclable materials that are picked up weekly.
Lima with its approx. 10 million inhabitants is the world’s second largest desert city. And while the richer districts try to outdo each other with lovely parks and green areas, most of the Peruvian capital, especially the poorer areas on the outskirts, consists of lots of concrete, shantytowns and dry and dusty wasteland– green spaces don’t exist or are...
During the UN climate summit in Lima in 2014 a group of Greenpeace activists laid out a banner which read “Time for Change! The future is Renewable” next to the famous humming bird geoglyph of the iconic Nazca Lines causing not only irreversible damage to the sensible, age-old UNESCO World Heritage site, but also sparking a global outcry. ...
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13 May 2017
How many and which species of birds can people across the globe spot in a single day? This question will be answered on May 13, 2017 when the 3rd edition of the Global Big Day kicks off in over 150 countries. And you can be part of it.