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Peru's national reserve bank (BCR) announced they will introduce and begin circulating the new 5 soles coin as of yesterday, Wednesday, October 19.
Sernanp stressed the importance of the joint effort between these entities during these types of interventions because they strengthen the protection and conservation of marine biodiversity around Peru's coast. The Paracas National Reserve protects a ...
Peru's National Forest and Wildlife Service, SERFOR, is investigating the deaths of hundreds of critically endangered Titicaca water frogs, whose bodies were found floating in the waters of Lake Titicaca, the only place in the world the species is found.
proboscis bat on a tree in Peru Aside from roosts, native trees can offer life-saving benefits like daytime camouflage, as seen with this proboscis bat (Rhynchonycteris naso) in Peru's Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. (Photo: Ivan Kuzmin/Shutterstock).
In the past two months, another 100 hectares of tropical rainforest have been demolished in Tambopata National Reserve, where deforestation from illegal gold mining in the reserve now exceeds 450 hectares - 4.5 square kilometers.

Former Peru Vice President Raul Diez Canseco Terry with his wife Luciana at Mara Intrepids Camp in the Maasai Mara National Reserve on October 8, 2016. He said the Reserve was the leading park on the planet and a paradise for visitors. PHOTO ...
Huacachina is a thriving oasis hidden in the barren desert of Peru. Nestled amongst towering ... From the ground, Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the most diverse and astounding eco-systems found anywhere. From the air, it's even more ...
An awareness and mobilizing campaign against human trafficking for prostitution in Peru is putting the issue in the public eye.
REDD+ conservation efforts between 2013 and 2015 have brought $33.5 million to Peru through an international reward scheme aimed at reducing deforestation.
To help protect it from constant threats of illegal mining and logging, specialists and park rangers in the Tambopata National Reserve will be able to take high quality aerial images very soon. A drone already forms part of the team in charge of ...
The agreement with the two organizations will strengthen their efforts to protect the national reserves found in Ucayali and Madre de Dios.
After a busy seven days exploring Machu Picchu and other Inca sites, we have travelled to a G Adventures lodge in the Tambopata national reserve in Peru, which is part of the Amazon Rainforest. We are hoping to see anaconda, monkeys, parrots, and if we ...
Sandra Kowalczyk recently returned from Peru after spending four weeks participating in a Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar Abroad administered by the U.S.
It will be the first ever carbon neutral race in the country and seeks to raise awareness about protecting the environment. Proceeds from the event will support one of jungle's natural treasures, the Tambopata National Reserve (Madre de Dios) and ...
Daily outings on IE's 10-day Amazon cruises take travelers deep into the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve to spot diverse wildlife, hike into the rainforest, and even fish for piranha.
Matt Finer: It's a complicated answer. Some 70-80% of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon is small-scale, less than 5 hectares.

An article on July 26 about Peru's efforts to protect the rain forest from illegal gold mining misstated part of the name of a park where forest rangers and marines conducted a raid in April.
Matt Finer: It's a complicated answer. Some 70-80% of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon is small-scale, less than 5 hectares.
Illegal gold mining is a major issue in southern Peru, even in the country's protected areas. A recent analysis finds that the quest for the precious metal has pushed even further into Tambopata National Reserve, displacing hundreds of hectares of ...
Peru's failure to stop illegal mining in Madre de Dios has lead to sustained deforestation and pollution in the Tambopata National Reserve of the Amazon jungle. An Amazon conservation group released satellite images revealing the devastation caused on ...
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has ordered the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development to grant nearly 1,000 tonnes of rice, maize and vegetable seeds from the national reserves to the northern provinces heavily impacted by the first storm ...
... a decade ago by Peruvian couple Aldo Macchiavello and Lissy Urteaga. Today it is one of several riverboats plying the waters between Iquitos, the gateway city to the Amazon, and the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Peru's largest wildlife sanctuary.
What makes the incident more alarming is that they were in fact all born Peruvian residents from the nearby city of Paracas.
I was on a cruise on the upper reaches of the Amazon river in the isolated Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Peru, one of the wildest places on earth.
MADRE DI DIOS STATE, PERU - I first visited Tambopata National Reserve in 2008. I'd never set foot in the Peruvian Amazon before but plunged in at the deep end. It took two days, travelling upriver in a motorized canoe, to reach my accommodation - a ...
In addition, neighbouring countries, such as Ecuador, have become a major transit hub for illegal Peruvian gold exported to the US, according to case files obtained by local newspaper El Comercio (in Spanish).
ON THE BORDER OF THE TAMBOPATA RESERVE, Peru - The raid began at dawn. In four small wooden boats, the forest rangers and Peruvian marines, checking and rechecking their automatic weapons, headed silently downriver toward the illegal gold ...
Under the said concept, carbon credits generated by REDD+ project developed in Sernanp-managed Tambopata National Reserve (Madre de Dios region) will be used to compensate carbon footprints.
Lima, Aug. 20. State-run National Service of Natural Protected Areas (Sernanp) pursues to include four of its areas in the Green List of Protected Areas of the International Union for conservation of Nature (IUCN), due to their high standards in ...
If you are dreaming of an African safari, you can witness the greatest animal migration on the planet in Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve, when over 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra slowly mass into a charging herd to migrate to new green pastures ...
On Delfin Amazon Cruises' small ship, our path is in the Peruvian Amazon, beginning at the Nauta port, over an hour outside of Iquitos.
Peru is known worldwide for its vast cultural richness and biological diversity: it ranks in the top six most biodiverse countries, according to a list Mongabay presented a few days ago.
Long-running concerns about the environmental effects of gold-mining in the Peruvian Amazon came to a head last week. Peru's government declared a 60-day public-health emergency on May 23 in an attempt to address the problem of mercury pollution ...
Peru's government declared a 60-day public-health emergency on 23 May in an attempt to address the problem of mercury pollution caused by unregulated gold-mining along the Madre de Dios River.
Aerial view taken from a police helicopter shows a jungle devastated by gold mining in an area known as La Pampa in Peru's Madre de Dios region. Illegal wildcat mining has been ravaging pristine jungle and contaminating it with tons of mercury.
The safari visits Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve and features game drives and a visit to a Maasai village. Fares start from $3,495 for the tour and include three nights at the Norfolk Hotel and ... These themed sailings offer complimentary wine ...
"Gold has a dirty underbelly, whether the horrific mercury poisoning in the Peruvian Amazon from small-scale mining, or the human rights abuses in northern Peru perpetuated by multinational mining companies," Earthworks mining program director Payal ...
Despite the continued fight against illegal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region, with government interventions and the destruction of illegal machinery, the practice continues to eat away at strips of jungle considered the most bio-diverse in the world.
Families of the deceased were informed by National police's Tourism Division so all correct procedures can be undertaken. Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is one of the largest reserves in Peru which was created in 1982 to preserve the area from damage.
Others are Peru's Paracas National Reserve, Western European Water covering Belgium, French, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom, Canary Island in Spain, Ecuador's Galapagos archipelago and Baltic Sea in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, ...
[Brief] Two elderly American tourists on the river cruise ship La Estrella Amazonica died in a cabin fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning, say Peruvian authorities. Oscar Garrido, director of the Iquitos port authority, told EFE that Larry Morris ...
Celebrity Cruises, Custom. Explore the Peruvian Amazon with the help of a river cruise ship (and its accompanying skiffs). ... The rainforest of the Amazon's Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve offers plenty of prime shots for photographers. Ralph Lee ...
Caral investigators published a new book providing never before revealed insights about The Americas' oldest known civilization.
Boulos encountered a number of the Amazon's abundant wildlife while adventuring through the depths of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, the second largest protected natural area of Peru. It holds "527 species of birds, 102 mammals and 94 riverside ...
Nick Boulos of 'The Independent' found himself fishing for piranha with a bamboo rod and "wriggly maggots" while in the middle of a luxury cruise with Aqua Expeditions in the Peruvian Amazon. Once he mastered the technique, he quickly pulled the line ...
With that in mind, I stood by the side of our small boat in the middle of the Peruvian Amazon and simply waited. The minutes ticked by but ... The four-night cruise took us through the Pacaya Samira National Reserve, a protected patch of wilderness ...
Al though littl e known, Peru is also home to a great portion of the Amazon forest. To experience it, you must travel north, close to the border with Ecuador.
I am in the river town of Iquitos, northeast Peru, the gateway to the Amazon on the eastern ridges of the Andes mountains. This town, the most inland port in the world, some 5000 kilometres from the river's mouth in the Atlantic Ocean, feels ...
Like most visitors to Peru, we fly into the oceanside capital city of Lima, and then on to the southern Amazon river basin city of Puerto Maldonado, on the edge of the Tambopata National Reserve. Here, we meet up with guides from Rainforest Expeditions ...


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