Peru's state agency promoting oil and gas operations has announced that by the end of this month oil will be produced from new deposits in a remote part of the Peruvian Amazon near the border with Ecuador.
Peru’s President Ollanta Humala has declared an environmental emergency in part of the country’s Amazon jungle region, after years of oil pollution there. It’s the most significant environmental policy
Almost four hundred billion trees belonging to 16,000 different species grow in the Amazon, according to a new estimate. More than 100 experts analysed data from 1,170 surveys to come up with the figures,
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