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PERU – The Miami County Planning and Building Commission approved amendments to the county's wind energy ordinance that at least one official said ... change being the 2,000-foot setback for wind turbines from property lines, roadways, conservation lands and other structures and protected areas.
Image credit: National Service of Protected Areas (Bolivia). Overgrazing, highway construction and intense, prolonged droughts are wreaking significant impact on the fragile ecosystem of the Sama plateau. Water is the most affected resource, despite the reserve's status as a protected area and an ...

The Humboldt penguin is considered vulnerable to extinction under IUCN's Red List, and the Peruvian diving petrel is considered endangered. ... islands “marks the first protected area of its kind within the Chilean Protected Areas Network (SNASPE) to be declared free of invasive vertebrate pest species, ...
Archaeologists in Peru have made a stunning discovery: over 50 previously unknown Nazca lines - and some of them are centuries older than the most ... When a 2014 Greenpeace protest near the famous hummingbird glyph damaged the UNESCO-protected area, Isla and his team received a grant from ...
However, the Peruvian government has not ruled out further oil exploration and has taken over two oil concessions inside the new Yavari Tapiche and Yavari Mirin ... The creation of the two new protected areas in Peru follows years of intense campaigning by indigenous peoples and their supporters.
Fishing vessels around the globe regularly turn off anti-collision devices when they approach Marine Protected Areas they shouldn't be harvesting. .... Indonesia and Peru, both countries with large fishing operations, have agreed to publicly release private tracking data (the sort that would have shown ...

Perhaps ironically, the measure passed almost immediately after Pope Francis visited the Peruvian Amazon and spoke strongly against the dangers of ... Opponents worry the road will bring unregulated development to protected areas, threaten the lives of indigenous groups living in voluntary isolation, ...
According to a study published recently by the Conservation Strategy Fund, tourism in Peru's natural protected areas created 36,000 jobs in 2017. One of the findings .... The districts in Peru that have a natural protected area receive between 30-100 percent more visitors than those who don't have one.
In February 2017 the Peruvian government announced the Peru-Petro reform based on the three pillars of new contracting models, incentive structures and a national hydrocarbon plan. "This triple strategy seeks to attract investment in both the exploration and exploitation phases of petroleum ...
You put up fences around the protected area, you displace people, and it becomes a very tense and hostile situation between the conservation protection ... to engage with local conservation efforts were more willing to support future initiatives and participate in the management of existing protected areas.
At COP23, the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany that wrapped up last week, top cocoa-producing countries in West Africa announced new commitments to end the massive deforestation for cocoa that is occurring within their borders. Ivory Coast and Ghana are the number one and number two ...
The so-called “Frameworks for Action” that were announced by the two countries last Thursday not only aim to halt the clearing of forests for cocoa production, especially in national parks and other protected areas, but to restore forest areas that have already been cleared or degraded. They also include ...
For decades gold miners have pillaged the lush Peruvian Amazon forest of Madre de Dios in search of the precious metal. Now a ... enabled by poor control of the region and greater highway access—extended into at least one of the forest's two national reserves, protected areas where mining is prohibited.
GLAD alerts triggered in 2016 near Boca Colorado, Peru are shown in pink. Some expand earlier deforestation; others are new clearings. Each pixel is 30m x 30m. Image credit: Global Forest Watch. GLAD forest loss alerts are triggered when this threshold portion of a given 30 m x 30 m pixel (roughly 1/10 ...
... like Chile and Peru which are open, market economies,” said Adrian ... to Chinese company Ecuacoriente in a nominally protected area.
A traditional house sits on the Amazon river in Loreto, Peru. ... With a focus on deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon, the results show that local and ... were, on average, more effective than state-protected areas in this respect.
Brazil, Colombia and Peru share a triple borderland separating .... 15% of Natural Protected Areas and 19% of indigenous territories in the Amazon.” ... In February 2017 the Peruvian government announced the Peru-Petro ...

... also frequent the more protected areas during the winter months. ... America, including Brazil, Bolivia and Peru, and it's the national bird of ...
Brazil, Colombia and Peru share a triple borderland separating ... 15% of Natural Protected Areas and 19% of indigenous territories in the Amazon." ... In February 2017 the Peruvian government announced the Peru-Petro ...
... of the Amazon that falls outside indigenous territories and protected areas. ... Ecuador and Peru – serve as strong barriers to deforestation, ...
With the support of the WTI, he has rescued gibbons and moved them to protected areas. ... a reader from Peru wrote back to assure him she would never keep a ... work was done to keep the river out of the protected area.
Peru's megadiversity has placed the country under an international spotlight, ... a successful conservation initiative under the Peruvian Ministry of Environment. ... As a result, Peru's National Protected Area Service (SERNANP) has ... the creation of protected areas, practice of sustainable development, and ...
Between July and August, 435 hectares of forest were lost around Iberia, a Peruvian town that has been turned into a deforestation hotspot.
An audit of the role protected areas of tropical forest play in ... such as the historic Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, and to preserve territory ...
Most of the funding in that time period supported reserves and protected areas. ... Large-headed capuchin in Peru. ... and other species by 50 percent in Peru and 90 percent in Rwanda during the period studied, according to ...
For years, timber barons in Peru have sent lumber to the US by the shipload. ... The vast scale of illegal logging in the Peruvian Amazon has long been an .... parks, indigenous community lands, and other protected areas.
Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros said hosting the Dakar 2018 in Peru translates into an impact of more than US$350 million. Likewise, he said the event ... The route "meets the requirements, as it protects the country's heritage and respects its protected areas." Plus, it was designated ...
Established as a natural protected area by Peru's Government on September 25, 1975, the Paracas National Reserve has a total area of 335,000 ha. ... Paracas Reserve is a privileged place on the Peruvian coast for nature tourism since it hosts a great biological diversity, especially marine-coastal species.
According to the study, these protected areas contain nearly 80 ... (105), Philippines (88), Peru (50), and Democratic Republic of Congo, ...
... known botanically as “Seemannia sylvatica,” is native to Bolivia and Peru. ... it may have opportunities for growth in protected areas of zone 7.
Protected areas, which account for 20 per cent of the world's tropical forest, ... world heritage sites such as the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru. ... of tree loss in protected area - and the resulting carbon emission - had they ...
The researchers also excluded marine protected areas and regions where ... This has driven overfishing in some places, like Peru, whose ...
... the director of Brazil's Department of Protected Areas, has a deep .... "If you destroy the Amazon region in Peru, you have a great impact in Brazil, and vice .... "It was in a newly protected area of Brazil and I came out of there ...
If Olam Peru lost all its Peruvian coffee sales due to deforestation risks, ..... promote sustainability and address deforestation in protected areas, ...
... with limited resources to decide where to place new protected areas. .... Banner image of Monkey frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) in Peru by ...
... one of three new tiny frog species discovered in the Peruvian Andes. ... Don't blink—you might miss three new species of tiny frogs discovered in Peru. ... While the frogs are fortunate to live in a protected area, they still face ...
Visit Lima, the modern Peru: Peru's capital city is on the Pacific coast, ... the Japanese, the Afro-Peruvian, and the European one resulting in a ... most important protected areas in the country where an enormous variety of bird, ...
Watch the dance of the Peruvian paso horse on the outskirts of Lima at ... important protected areas in the country where an enormous variety of ...
Each array of pumps creates a de facto marine protected area with artificial ... Buoys float off the coast of Ilo, Peru, in a test of a wave energy ...
Peru ranks second on the continent in terms of proved natural gas ... 108, which is located west of Camisea across a national protected area.
Visit Lima, the modern Peru: Peru's capital city is on the Pacific coast, ... important protected areas in the country where an enormous variety of ...
As a result, Peru's protected area system contributes to a sustainable ... While the system is now overseen by the Peruvian Ministry of Environment, ... Like many protected areas, Sierra del Divisor faces illegal mining, logging, ...
Peru's natural protected areas agency Sernanp revealed results of a ... thus confirming the excellent state of conservation of this protected area.
Deforestation for palm oil in Peru has also been linked to a Peruvian ... into the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve, a natural protected area in the ... Due to the intervention of the National Service of Natural Protected Areas ...
2008's Kingdom of the Crystal Skull may not be the best follow up to franchise but it did take us to some gorgeous locales like Yale University and the Peruvian jungles, which was Hilo, Hawaii, in real life. However, it's Iguazu Falls ... Indiana Jones ...
Could the recent mobilization held at Saramurillo in the Northern Peruvian Amazon be remembered as the one that finally brought much needed justice to indigenous peoples affected by over 40 years of irresponsible oil activity?
Special consideration was given to this part of the region as the Paracas National Reserve is Peru's second most-visited protected area, reports the Minister of Environment, Elsa Galarza. With beautiful beaches, magical desert landscapes and ...
If a tree falls in Peru's rainforest, Greg Asner can tell you what kind it was. Asner, an ecologist at the ... To determine areas most in need of protection, researchers overlaid their map with the Peruvian government's maps of deforestation and ...
The Peruvian Peninsula of Paracas, of the tropical desert of 827 acres that stretch into the Pacific Ocean to form one of the richest, rarest ecosystems in the world.
LIMA: The Peruvian peninsula of Paracas, where 335,000 hectares (827 acres) of tropical desert stretch into the Pacific Ocean to form one of the richest, rarest ecosystems in the world, has just recently become one of Peru's key projects for attracting ...


 

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