The World Travel and Tourism Council predicts that travel and tourism’s “total contribution” to Peru’s GDP will exceed 11% by 2026, but how well, in the long-term, is Peru protecting its best touri

Two lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and brought to a South African refuge in April have died, the organization that arranged the rescue and airlift operation said on its website.

Civil society organizations and Peru government institutions say United Cacao is operating illegally, but the company denies it

The Peruvian government has announced a 60-day emergency in the southeastern jungle Madre de Dios region.

An analysis of bacterial community structure and antibiotic resistance gene content of interconnected human faecal and environmental samples from two low-income communities in Latin America was carried out using a combination of functional metagenomics, 16S sequencing and shotgun sequencing; resistomes across habitats are generally structured along ecological gradients, but key resistance genes can cross these boundaries, and the authors assessed the usefulness of excreta management protocols in the prevention of resistance gene dissemination.

Three people in a motorised canoe on the mighty River Santiago in Peru’s northern Amazon some weeks ago saw something deeply alarming.

A palm oil industry body on Monday ordered a member company with a 5,000 hectare (12,355 acre) concession in Peru to stop developing new plantations until it can prove it has not cleared any primar

(WINSTON-SALEM, NC, April 25, 2016) - Wake Forest University has received nearly $10 million in support to establish The Amazon Center for Environmental Research and Sustainability (ACERS).

LIMA – The first domestic case involving sexual transmission of the Zika virus has been identified in Peru, Health Minister Anibal Velasquez said.

Beautiful, healthy environments are more than just eye candy -- in fact according to a report commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund, healthy environments boost local economies.