An unstable glacier in Peru has raised fears of flooding. A huge lump of the glacier, which feeds Palcacocha lake in the Andes, is threatening to crack and drop into the lake below. Peruvian

dispute settlement under the World Trade Organisation (wto) rules has been fraught with disagreements. The us has now put forth a proposal to grant countries that are parties to the dispute more

In sharp contrast to earlier estimates, a new study claims that nearly half the world s flora species face extinction

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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


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


Ancient civilisations of Peru collapsed partially because of the El Ni


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


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