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Rain and flooding in Peru – the sad numbers
For weeks excessive rain, floods and mudslides have caused devastating damage in affected areas especially in northern and central Peru. Today March 25, 2017 COEN, the Natioanl Emergency Operation Center updated once again the sad numbers:
Peru hit by rain and floods of previously unknown extent
Already since the beginning of this year Peru is heavily affected by extreme weather conditions. Excessive rainfalls in areas were usually little or no rain occurs have caused flooding and destruction across the country for weeks.
New frog species discovered in the Peruvian Andes
Peru is a megadiverse country with an unbelievable wealth in plants and animals; and regularly new discoveries of unknown species thrill the scientific world.
Danger of dengue fever in Lima?

Danger of dengue fever in Lima?

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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.
Water consumption in Lima

Water consumption in Lima

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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 radiation in Peru reaches extreme level in February
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.
The destructive power of flash floods in Peru
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 destruc...
Illegal trafficking of exotic animals in Peru
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. ...
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