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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.

2013-03-22 23:02:37

Project is looking for medical and non-medical professionals to go on a two-week expedition to the rainforest. Ft.

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2012-01-27 13:52:03

Scientists say they’ve been able to use an advanced system of lasers to study the biodiversity and structure of Amazonian rainforests in unprecedented detail.

2012-01-27 10:53:35

Hundreds of rare, endemic species in the Central Andes remain unprotected and are increasingly under threat from development and climate change.

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2010-12-28 12:15:00

Every year new species are discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, known for its biodiversity where conservation and danger often go hand in hand.

2010-12-06 17:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S.

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2010-09-03 06:40:00

Peruvian authorities recently reported that the Amazon river is at its lowest level in over 40 years, causing trouble for regions that depend on its waters for transportation.

2010-03-03 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A key hearing was held this morning in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the landmark environmental and public health case brought by indigenous Peruvian Achuar and the U.S. NGO Amazon Watch against Los Angeles-based oil giant Occidental Petroleum (OXY).

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2010-02-18 12:36:34

A rapid and unprecedented proliferation of oil and gas concessions threatens the megadiverse Peruvian Amazon.

2009-11-17 05:00:00

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


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