Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other nations have won this year's Goldman Prize, which is awarded annually for grass-roots activism.

An Indian who helped villagers fight a large coal mine is among six environmental activists from around the world who have won the Goldman Prize.

Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries have won this year’s Goldman Prize, which is awarded for grass-roots activism.

Report reveals rising number of environment and land rights activists being killed worldwide

Fish catches will need to increase by only 3.4 per cent to meet global dietary demand in 2050, according to a study predicting how climate change will affect marine ecosystems.

Peru is talking with Brazilian construction giant OAS about resuming construction on a $4 billion hydroelectric plant that has been stalled since 2011 because of local opposition, an official said

Peru’s Quelccaya ice cap, the world’s largest tropical ice sheet, is shrinking because of rising temperatures, according to a study by Dartmouth College.

The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into a supposedly protected reserve for indigenous peoples and the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the

400 carcases found in single month on beach in Lambayeque region where more than 800 washed up in whole of 2012

Government moves one step closer to expand Camisea project despite concerns about impact on indigenous peoples