Map shows and confirms a high rate of deforestation by gold mining along the Alto Malinowski River, between September 2014 and November 2015, with loss of 392 hectares of forest.
November 17, 2015
New high resolution image of La Pampa of September 16, 2015 shows the birth of a new area of illegal gold mining, with a current area of 1.5 hectares.
March 1, 2016
Deforestation continues to increase in the Peruvian Amazon. According to the latest information from the Peruvian Environment Ministry, 2014 had the highest annual forest loss on record since 2000.
March 18, 2016
Much of the Nahua people have been affected by mercury poisoning, which causes anemia and acute kidney problems.