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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 Updated October 06, 2019 5044   0   1   0   1  
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.
Flash floods, called huaicos in Peru, leave a swathe of destruction in their wake; photo: El Comercio
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 04, 2017 1778   0   1   0   0  
For nearly two weeks now some areas in central and southern Peru including the coastal regions are heavily affected by extreme weather conditions. Excessive rainfalls in regions were usually no or little rain occurs and long torrential downpours in the highlands, caused numerous extremely destructive so-called huaicos.
The trafficking of exotic animals in Peru; photo: Mongabay
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 08, 2018 2885   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,...
Earthquakes in Peru – Why they occur and how to stay safe (The illustration shows the tectonic plate movement)
Peru Advice & Security Series Part 8 SunflowerSunflower Updated March 26, 2019 4219   0   1   0   0  
Earthquakes are among the most powerful and terrifying events on earth. Unfortunately for thousands of years they have been a common occurrence in Peru. Although scientists have tried for decades to predict earthquakes, until today we still don’t know when and where to expect the next tremor.
Manu National Park in Peru
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 17669   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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