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Peru's Yaguas National Park, created in January by the Peruvian government, sets aside 3,355 square miles (8,689 square km) of Loreto, a large ... During the categorization process, many indigenous communities expressed their concern over these threats and pledged their support for the national park.
The Amazon Center of Anthropology and Practical Application, known by its acronym CAAAP, is preparing extensive consultations with the local indigenous peoples of all the Amazon regions in Peru. The 13 bishops of the Peruvian Amazon created the social organization in 1974. “We hope that the synod ...

The Commission's decision was based on two studies by Peruvian NGO CEDIA, contracted by the Culture Ministry, which presides over the Commission. Both drew on extensive previous research about the people in “isolation” by indigenous federations and others, CEDIA's own fieldwork - reportedly ...
Tens of thousands of indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon have been fighting decades of contamination of their natural resources by foreign and domestic ... Clean-up crew at an oil-contaminated stream in Loreto, northern Peru after a 2016 spill, one of several that year from the PetroPeru pipeline.
As cultivation of coca leaf – the raw material for cocaine – surges in Peru, waves of migrant farmers from the Andes are settling on indigenous land in the Amazon to grow the illicit crop, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and regional land authorities. UN data shows the amount of ...
The Peruvian government has a clear development agenda for its Amazon rainforest regions. Oil extraction is already happening on a large scale. That will be supported by significant investment in new gas pipelines, proposed hydroelectric dams and other large transport projects. But what do people who ...

... document since the beginning, considers the agreement historic and also crucial because it effectively guarantees three fundamental rights — the right to access of information, to public participation and to legal recourse to Peru's indigenous and peasant farming communities and to environmentalists.
In Peru and elsewhere, political leaders, bolstered by strong civil society initiatives, are recognising the effects of climate change and their role in mitigating it. They are setting aside large parcels of land in part to fulfil commitments made as part of the Paris climate agreement. And local and indigenous ...
Peru's indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis urging him to press for the cleanup of polluted rivers and recognition of ancestral land rights ... An estimated 4,000 people from indigenous groups from throughout South America will gather to hear the pontiff speak Friday in the Peruvian Amazon.
Peru's indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis urging him to press for the clean-up of polluted rivers and recognition of ancestral land rights ... An estimated 4,000 people from indigenous groups throughout South America will gather to hear the pontiff speak on Friday in the Peruvian Amazon.
The Andes Amazon Fund will donate $1 million dollars towards establishing the park and providing social development opportunities for the indigenous communities. "As a Peruvian conservationist, I am proud that with the creation of Yaguas National Park, Peru continues on the path of creating one of the most amazing ...
On Thursday, Francis travels to Peru where he also hopes to champion the rights of indigenous people and the need to protect the Amazon. However, the visit will likely be dominated by the country's political crisis. Political turmoil. Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly escaped impeachment ...
Pope Francis' weeklong trip to Chile and Peru in January will take him to two regions that are among those countries' poorest, where environmental issues and demands for indigenous land rights have led to sometimes-violent conflict. In the Araucania region of southern Chile, Mapuche communities have ...
The skiffs arrived a few hours after sundown on September 18, a dark and moonless night in the Peruvian Amazon. They landed at several points along the broad Corrientes River, which flows south over the country's densely forested border with Ecuador. Hundreds of indigenous Achuar men, women, and ...
LIMA, Peru — Music creates connections, unites cultures and helps to spread great ideas. This is a vision that American, Scottish, and Peruvian musicians demonstrated in a special presentation on Dec. 4 in Lima as part of the “No More Blood Wood” campaign. The campaign, which hopes to combat illegal ...
This well-being is what we want our future generations to inherit,” said the indigenous leader. ... “As a Peruvian conservationist, I am proud that with creation of Yaguas National Park, Peru continues on the path of creating one of the most amazing park systems in the world,” said Andes Amazon Fund ...
SANTIAGO, Chile — Firebombs exploded before dawn on Friday at three churches in Santiago, Chile's capital, an act of violence aimed at Pope Francis, who is to begin a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru on Monday. The police defused two other explosive devices that failed to detonate outside other ...

Peru's Minister of Culture announced the discovery of the first unlooted Wari imperial tomb by a team of Polish and Peruvian researchers. In all, the archaeological team ... the effect was remarkable. “When I first saw the reconstruction, I saw some of my indigenous friends from Huarmey in this face,” he said.
Ancient Peruvian Culture That Inca Empire Claimed It Destroyed 500 Years Ago Resisted and Persisted, New DNA Evidence Shows ... some pride in Peru at the achievements of Andean civilization, but only in recent years has that finally started to rub off into more self-confidence in indigenous inheritance ...
Armed with territorial knowledge, rubber boots, smartphones and drones, indigenous Amazonians in Peru are doing what state and private oil companies ... There have been scores of spills in the last year particularly linked to the deteriorating North Peruvian pipeline run by the state oil operator Petroperu.
Centuries after a noblewoman lived and died in Peru, scientists have reconstructed her face in stunning 3-D. ... “When I first saw the reconstruction, I saw some of my indigenous friends from Huarmey in this face,” says National Geographic grantee Miłosz Giersz, the archaeologist who co-discovered the ...
“As these latest findings remind us: Peru is not just Machu Picchu, and its indigenous people were not just the Incas.” The fortress of Kuelap in Northern Peru is where the Chachapoyas once thrived. In the study, the scientists used genetic evidence to prove that although this area was eventually conquered ...
Peru's varied ecosystems — from the dry desert coast to the Andes Mountains to the Amazonian — offer possibilities for different types of plantations, using both native and introduced species, says Leoncio Ugarte, director of forest studies and research at Peru's National Forest Service (SERFOR).
In two separate programs, indigenous communities in both Panama and Guyana are using drones to help monitor deforestation, document their own land use, and fight ... Some technicians have already held workshops on drone use in Guatemala and Peru, with plans to expand to Paraguay before 2018.
Pressure is mounting to better protect 12 isolated ethnic groups living in the Peruvian Amazon following deadly conflicts there and in neighbouring Brazil. ... Most indigenous groups living in isolation in Peru withdrew deep into the rainforest after the trauma of being enslaved by white plantation owners ...
However, this growth of investment has unleashed tensions in territories of indigenous communities, creating a powerful private force capable of influencing ... We have demanded that, from the first moment, we are informed about the impacts of the relocation of these plants, but the Peruvian State has not ...
Extreme seasonal changes in Amazon river levels threaten forest conservation by indigenous people ... nattereri) dramatically decreased in the Peruvian Amazon during the 2010 drought. Photo from Pixabay. 1. Map showing the location of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in Peru (background) and a ...
Taking their ethics one step further, INDIGENOUS' Holiday with Purpose ... Through programs in Peru, INDIGENOUS helps provide housing to ...
Three exporters caught up in Peru's biggest timber scandal have been ... by indigenous peoples in living in "isolation", indigenous communities, or other ... Two, Peruvian prosecutors in Iquitos and two other Amazon towns are ...
A new Peruvian film hits theaters this week, featuring a bumbling indigenous women played by a white man in drag. ... picture, Peruvian television comedian Jorge Benavides poses as la Paisana Jacinta in Lima, Peru.
For decades gold miners have pillaged the lush Peruvian Amazon ... as the Tambopata National Reserve—home to the indigenous Ese Ejja, ...
During his visit to Chile and Peru, Pope Francis will honor the country's religious roots and underline the plight of indigenous men and women.
A traditional house sits on the Amazon river in Loreto, Peru. ... With a focus on deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon, the results show that local ...
It was over 1,312 cubic meters of illegal wood, according to Peru's ... Much of the stolen wood came from indigenous communities, from families ...
Hoping to spread their ethical supply chain values from Peru to the rest of the world, INDIGENOUS is leveraging its top-selling Holiday 2017 ...
He said the Nikkei cuisine he's pioneered in Peru is a summation of his memories ... Previous to my visit of Samba, the most I knew about Peruvian cuisine was ... Beginning with the indigenous Incans, to the country's eventual ...
Located deep in the mountains of Peru, the people of Pomacanchi are mainly indigenous Quechua, descendants of an ancient Inca civilization.
Indigenous activist from Peru, Rosalia Yampis, Director of Women Program in the Interethnic Association for the development of the Peruvian ...
Indigenous activist from Peru, Rosalia Yampis, Director of Women Program in the Interethnic Association for the development of the Peruvian ...
Indigenous groups in Peru ended a 43-day protest after winning healthcare and consultation rights regarding Block 192 oil fields, leaders ...
The delegation wants the world's nations to protect indigenous forests .... (105), Philippines (88), Peru (50), and Democratic Republic of Congo, ...
Peru's President Considers Granting Pardon to Dictator Fujimori ... Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is “reviewing the ... of poor, rural, indigenous women during his time in office via a controversial health program.
Frontera reiterates its commitment to Peru in order to ensure the ... between the Peruvian State and the indigenous communities in the area will ...
Under Peruvian law, the government is required to undertake a prior consultation process with indigenous groups that may be affected by ...
The Peruvian rubber baron was buried in Iquitos General Cemetery in 1897, after ... local indigenous people—the Aguaruna—during the filming of Fitzcarraldo.
Peruvian adventures from the Amazon to the Andes, Lake Titicaca to Lima ... A month spent in the rural areas of Peru brought many incredible sights. ..... of the partnership between RFE and the Ese Eja Indigenous people, ...
Hundreds of families belonging to the Peruvian indigenous group make ... Peru's indigenous groups, which make up roughly 45 percent of its ...
Watch Thousands Of Baby Turtles Being Released Into Peruvian Lakes ... turtles being released into protected rivers and lakes in Peru's Loreto region. ... Celebrated by the indigenous community, the event has extra meaning ...
Peruvian children play with handmade dolls. ... to the Peruvian Andes and the Kusi Kawsay Indigenous School in Pisac, Peru, Friday (Oct. 20), ...
A first of its kind census gets under way in Peru on Sunday. ... that with respondents' self-identification as African-Peruvian or Indigenous, so we ...


 

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