Manuel Glave: “Every infrastructure project in the rainforest, including those that unite communities, affects the ecosystem”
13, Jul 2015
Perú

El Comercio.- A recent study of the construction project, Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil), that measures the economic, social and environmental impacts, could set precedent for how the country selects the investments that are necessary for the country, but also less aggressive towards the environment.

Webdocumentary: The gold routes. Photo: Audrey Córdova / SPDA
08, Jul 2015
Regional

OjoPúblico.- The history of the uncontainable advancement of illegal mining is told for the first time through the innovative format of a web documentary with audiovisual narration that leads the viewer to the most remote parts of the Amazon of South America.

Marc Dourojeanni: “It is unfortunate that the Interoceanic Railway is not being consulted with anyone”
03, Jul 2015
Perú

Noticias SER.- The Prime Minister of China, Li Keqiang, announced the initiation of feasibility studies for the interoceanic railway system that will connect Peru, Brazil and China, in order to facilitate commercial trade. The proposal has generated a sense of alarm in some sectors of Peru, for the potentially severe social and environmental impact that its construction could create.

The Return of the Giant: Shipiba community lends a hand to the largest fish of the Amazon, Photo: Kjeld Nielsen /SU-ICAA
25, Jun 2015
Perú

ICAA.- An iconic species that almost disappeared from local rivers and lakes is once again commonly found thanks to a management plan that employs traditional practices. 12 families have increased their earnings and have been able to satisfy the growing demand in the local market for this highly sought-after fish.

Peru Continues the Fight against Illicit Timber Trafficking
24, Jun 2015
Perú

PCM.- The Presidency of the Council of Ministers ratified their commitment to strengthening coordination between Peru and the United States in order to combat illicit timber trafficking and related activities.