Easy to administer oral diarrhoea vaccine tested in Bangladesh

Farmers in Peru irate over US patents on natural viagra

Does tourism always have to be a threat to the environment? Not anymore, claim the promoters of the globally emerging industry of ecotourism. Socially responsible and ecologically sustainable tourism, which could at the same time be profitable for the com

 Peru

Residents of the Cajamarca province of Peru recently blocked a major highway to protest against water supplies contamination by toxic mercury from Latin America's largest gold mine, Yanacocha. The

 PERU

Ancient civilisations of Peru collapsed partially because of the El Ni

 PERU

A remote area in northeastern Peru has the highest mammal diversity in the world, reveal recent studies. Michael Valqui, a student at the University of Florida, during his study found 86 mammal

 PERU

At least 50 people were killed and about 500 injured when an earthquake rocked southern Peru on June 23, 2001. Measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, the maximum impact of the quake was felt in the city

 PERU

A group of asthma patients from Peru have sued the Southern Peru Copper Corporation. The patients allege that the company's activities have led to the large-scale pollution around the city of Ilo.

 PERU

A stream originating in Nevado Mismi, a mountain in southern Peru, is said to be the exact source of the Amazon river, the National Geographic Society reported. Global Positioning System (gps)

 PERU

A truck carrying mercury, spilled its toxic load near a remote Andean village poisoning 47 people, including 7 children. Mercury is the by-product of gold mining and is coveted by villagers for its

Pages