Former Peruvian Vice Minister explains how the pact of presidential candidate, Keiko Fujimori, is anti-technical and can threaten the fight against illegal mining in Madre de Dios and Puno.
“Unpunished Excesses” is an investigative series developed by Convoca from the construction and analysis of the first database on the environmental obligations of the large mining and oil industry.
As new ecological stations and other preserves are set up across Brazil, rural colonos and beiradeiros may be forced from their long-time homesteads.
International Council on Mining and Metals is concerned about statements by National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy of Peru, who criticize and ignore the right to prior consultation of indigenous peoples.
Yagua is an area that represents much of the natural wealth of Loreto and Peru. Because of these and other characteristics, the technical proposal to convert the Yaguas Reserved Zone into a National Park was approved.
They warn with a statement of the fierce advance of deforestation for oil palm, and they claim that Peru’s government institutions are not fulfilling their duties of control and supervision..
Two cases of prejudice and violence —the murders of Vitor and Dos Santos— are two extremes of a reality that is lived daily by Brazil’s indigenous population.
The event in Lima, Peru, highlighted pressing issues such as the recovery of indigenous forest surveillance and hydrocarbons.
Pará State began pioneering project to use the data from the Social Progress Index (IPS), composed of 43 indicators, in the definition of public policies of the region.
Director of public policy at the Fundação SOS Mata Atlântica, he tells how he tries to influence the projects related to the environment.