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Peru among the top 10 countries losing the most primary rainforest in 2018
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 ...
Largest solar power plant in Peru inaugurated
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.
Felled trees return as sculptures to the streets of Surco, Lima
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 Sa...
158 died due to coastal El Niño

158 died due to coastal El Niño

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In the first quarter of 2017 Peru saw some extreme weather conditions with heavy rains, extensive flooding and dangerous flash floods throughout most parts of the country.
San Isidro launches composting campaign

San Isidro launches composting campaign

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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 is getting greener - tree by tree

Lima is getting greener - tree by tree

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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 a...
Greenpeace activist sentenced for damaging Nazca Lines
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 Herita...
Cases of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya in Peru
As the heavy rains and flooding over the past weeks combined with warm weather offered ideal conditions for mosquitos to reproduce, Peru now faces next to many other problems caused by the natural disaster alarming numbers of diseases transmitted especially by the mosquito species Aedes aegypti i...
Update – Rain and flooding in Peru

Update – Rain and flooding in Peru

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Now that the worst rains and floodings seem to be over, the tense situation in Peru slowly calms down and the impact and extent of the damages caused by the unusually extreme weather conditions become evident.
Flooding in Peru – Video

Flooding in Peru – Video

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This video shows the recent efforts and joint forces of volunteers and institutions assisting affected areas in Peru after heavy rains and floods.
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