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.

Over the past four decades, bicycle ownership has been documented in various countries but not globally analyzed. This paper presents an effort to fill this gap by tracking household bicycle possession. First, we gather survey data from 150 countries and extract percentage household bicycle ownership values. Performing cluster analysis, we determined four groups with the weighted mean percentage ownership ranging from 20% to 81%. Generally, bicycle ownership was highest in Northern Europe and lowest in West, Central and North Africa, and Central Asia.

An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale jolted 173 kilometers northwest of Iberia, Peru, at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

A fog of suffocating smoke settles over the Indonesian countryside, sickening hundreds of thousands of people and triggering an environmental crisis.

The government of Peru President Ollanta Humala said Thursday that it was lifting a state of emergency to start talks with local leaders over MMG Ltd's $7.4 billion Las Bambas copper project.

"After the rain, there was a silence followed by terrible thunder and lightning," says 63-year-old resident Cristina Inga.

The rights and technical capacities of indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers are the focus of the three-year global program, ‘Putting lessons into practice: Scaling up People’s Biodiversity Management for Food Security’.

Pages