LIMA – Peru’s Energy and Mines Ministry said it had approved Spanish energy major Repsol’s environmental impact assessment of the Sagari natural gas project, located in the jungles of the southern

New advanced satellite maps of tropical countries reveal that more than 90 percent of recent tree cover loss took place in natural forests rather than plantations, threatening ecosystems and biodiv

The impact of a changing climate on the Amazon basin is a subject of intensive research because of its rich biodiversity and the significant role of rainforests in carbon cycling. Climate change has also a direct hydrological impact, and increasing efforts have focused on understanding the hydrological dynamics at continental and subregional scales, such as the Western Amazon.

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In a bid to eradicate illegal rubbish dumping around Lima, Peruvian authorities are outfitting vultures with GPS tracking devices and GoPro cameras to monitor the city from above.

New figures from Brazil show a further rise in the number of babies born with abnormally small heads to mothers infected with the Zika virus.

This brief makes the case for ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) by presenting how it can generate multiple environmental, social and economic benefits. Research shows that benefiting from a wide range of ecosystem services is closely correlated with communities’ degree of resilience to challenges.

LIMA – The 47 mining projects under development in Peru are worth $56.41 billion, with 24 of the ventures dedicated to exploration and six others involving expansions of existing operating units, t

This brief provides an introduction to ecosystem-based adaptation to climatic risks and hazards. It presents the concept and principles of ecosystem-based adaptation, the environmental, social and cultural benefits, as well as case studies from Nepal, Peru and Uganda. Further, it proposes a framework for holistic ecosystem-based adaptation.

At mid-December, skies in Lima continue to be draped with gloomy clouds and heavy humidity. When can locals expect a turn-around into summer?

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 grades on the Richter scale was recorded in Tacna, Peru, this afternoon, according to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP, Spanish acronym), reports El Comercio.