On the foothills of the Andes in central Peru, a brilliantly colored frog lives out a fractured fairy tale.

Most oil palm is grown in areas that were once species-rich and carbon-rich tropical forests, thanks to the fact that the crop’s natural range is limited to the humid tropics.

LIMA – A magnitude-5.3 earthquake left four people dead, 68 injured and 1,253 families homeless in a rural area of Caylloma province in southern Peru’s Arequipa region, to which the authorities hav

PASTORURI GLACIER, Peru (AP) — The tropical glaciers of South America are dying from soot and rising temperatures, threatening water supplies to communities that have depended on them for centuries

A fresh oil spill in the Peruvian Amazon was detected from the country's four-decades-old pipeline on Thursday, operator Petroperu said, bringing the number of leaks this year to four.

As palm oil production expands from Southeast Asia into tropical regions of the Americas and Africa, vulnerable forests and species on four continents face increased risk of loss, a new Duke Univer

ON THE BORDER OF THE TAMBOPATA RESERVE, Peru — The raid began at dawn.

Recent analysis finds cattle ranching is quietly and quickly deforesting huge swaths of rainforest in the heart of Peru.

A World Bank panel rejected a lawsuit filed against Peru which charged the nation with failing to clean up pollution tied to a smelter, the government said on Monday, but the company bringing the s

Illegal gold mining is rampant in many areas of southern Peru, driven by rising gold prices.