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.

This food policy report is a response to growing concerns about the impacts of climate change on Latin American economies, agriculture, and people.

MEXICO CITY – More than 85,000 people, including actor Eugenio Derbez and Cafe Tacvba singer Ruben Albarran, have signed a petition to ban bullfighting in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja Cal

The heaviest rains and hottest temperatures in two decades have battered Peru over the past week as weather linked to El Nino caused flooding and landslides that blocked the country's central highw

The Peruvian government declared a state of emergency in Morona, a district in the Amazonian region of Loreto, due to environmental damage caused by an oil spill from the country's main pipe line.

Ruptures in Peru’s main oil pipeline have spilled 3,000 barrels of crude into the Amazon region, polluting two rivers that native villages rely on for water.