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After excessive rains large parts of the Peruvian coastal regions are flooded
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower March 19, 2017 560   0   1   0   0  
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.
The recently discovered Attenborough rubber frog lives in the Pui Pui Protected Forrest in Peru; photo: Dr. Edgar Lehr
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower March 08, 2017 530   0   1   0   0  
Peru is a megadiverse country with an unbelievable wealth in plants and animals; and regularly new discoveries of unknown species thrill the scientific world.
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 2833   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.
Flash floods, called huaicos in Peru, leave a swathe of destruction in their wake; photo: El Comercio
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower January 27, 2017 970   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 November 28, 2016 1111   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,...
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