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Largest solar power plant in Peru inaugurated
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower March 26, 2018 203   0   1   0   0  
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.
The municipality of Surco, Lima uses the wood of trees that have to be cut down to make lovely large sculptures which are exhibited on the streets of the district; photo: Municipality of Surco
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower September 06, 2017 436   0   1   0   0  
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.
The municipality of San Isidro in Lima launches a composting pilot project collecting organic waste and transforming it into valuable compost; photo: Municipality San Isidro
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower June 13, 2017 459   0   1   0   0  
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.
Planting trees in Lima as part of the "Planta un arbol nace un vida" campaign; photo: serpar
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower May 21, 2017 425   0   1   0   0  
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...
Greenpeace activist Wolfgang Sadik sentenced to prison on probation for entering and damaging Peru's famous Nazca Lines
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower May 21, 2017 2371   0   1   0   0  
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. ...
Be part of the Global Big Day 2017, support the conservation of birds and help Peru to become the Birding Champion for the third time in a row
Events & Entertainment SunflowerSunflower May 03, 2017 477   0   1   0   0  


Event Date:
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.
Dengue fever transmitting mosquitos found throughout Lima
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower February 07, 2017 2874   0   1   0   0  
The Peruvian Ministry of Health informed that in all districts of Lima Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species transmitting dengue fever, chikungunya fever, zika and other diseases have been found.
The daily water consumption in Lima varies heavily in the different districts
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower February 04, 2017 587   0   1   0   0  
The Peruvian capital Lima is after Cairo in Egypt the second largest desert city in the world. Being responsible water wise and saving the precious resource wherever possible should go without saying.
UV index map from January 30th 2017 for Peru as published by Senamhi with extreme levels of radiation which will continue over the next weeks
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower January 30, 2017 2834   0   1   0   0  
Innately Peru is one of the countries worldwide with the highest solar radiation. For February this year, however, extreme UV radiation levels are expected, so that the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi) already strongly advises citizens to take precautionary measures.
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