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New Peru Law Hinders Environmental Protection

New Peru Law Hinders Environmental Protection

A new law, enacted on July 11th after only limited debate in Congress, will weaken environmental protections in the Andean region of Peru. The law will take away Peru’s environmental ministry’s jurisdiction over air, soil, and water quality standards, its power to set...
The Jungle Highway

The Jungle Highway

Here’s a great video explaining the environmental situation in the Madre de Dios region.  The building of large roads through the Amazon exposes the area to resource exploitation and the destruction of the rainforest itself.  Help us protect the area around...