Latest Madre de Dios Region Stories

A Biodiversity Hotspot Of Amphibians And Reptiles Discovered In Peru
2014-02-20 13:32:29

Biologists from several universities say Peru’s Manu National Park is the world’s top biodiversity hotspot for reptiles and amphibians. The park was designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Preserve in 1977

Gold Mining Increased In Peru
2013-10-28 15:55:37

For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon.

2011-04-20 12:53:37

Deforestation in parts of the Peruvian Amazon has increased six-fold in recent years as small-scale miners, driven by record gold prices, blast and clear more of the lowland rainforest.

2009-11-17 05:00:00

As deadline approaches, tensions rise again in the Peruvian Amazon SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2008-10-08 12:00:27

Global Gold Corporation (OTCBB: GBGD) (www.globalgoldcorp.com) announced today that it has concluded a review of its options with the termination of the July 31, 2008 agreement to sell all of its Chilean Operations to a private company.

2008-07-17 09:00:00

All of Peru's coast is arid, but south of Lima it becomes profound. It is one of the driest places on earth, the desolation is broken here and there by verdant valleys where streams venture seaward from the distant Andes.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.