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Investigators are hoping that Sofia, and infants like her, can provide clues about how rampant gold mining in this swath of southeastern Peru is harming people who have never set foot in a mine — or, in this case, are barely a minute old. This part of the Peruvian Amazon has been overrun by some 30,000 ...
BELMOND HIRAM BINGHAM, PERU. This luxurious version of a 1920s retro rattler travels between Cusco and Aguas Calientes, gateway to Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes. Formerly branded as Orient-Express, it comes with a touch of romance and Agatha Christie-style intrigue, particularly when ...

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Peru's new national park will protect the rainforest. Image by Andes Amazon Fund. The creation of Yaguas National Park was announced by the Peruvian government this week. Located in the northern region of Loreto, near the Colombian border, the park will help protect more than two million acres of ...
But the law which promotes the construction of roads in Purus – an Amazon region near the border with Brazil – had already been approved by Peru's congress and passed into law on Monday after no objections were raised by the country's executive. The area encompasses four national parks and could ...
Guadalupe Tayori and her four children spent eight hours traveling by truck, canoe and bus to reach the capital of Madre de Dios, in southeastern Peru, in hopes of hearing Pope Francis. And the weathered 58-year-old woman from Puerto Luz is clear about what she wants from him: help clearing out the ...

The Peruvian government has announced plans to create a major national park in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest. The new Yaguas National Park will preserve 2,147,166 acres of rainforest in a region known for its extraordinary biodiversity. It will be located in the country's north-east corner, near ...
"As a Peruvian conservationist, I am proud that with the creation of Yaguas National Park, Peru continues on the path of creating one of the most amazing park systems in the world," Andes Amazon Fund program director Enrique Ortiz said. "This park is as large as Yellowstone National Park and probably ...
This is a space that is not represented in any other protected area in Peru, because it will conserve ecosystems, species, and populations that are very distnct from those that make up other Peruvian national parks,” Vriesendorp said. A frog from the genus Hypsiboas in Yaguas National Park. One of the ...
Famous heritage sites evaluated to be at risk include Indonesia's Komodo National Park, Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and Peru's Machu Picchu. The report found tropical sites to be among the most critically threatened, especially in Africa, where developing nations often lack ...
A recent analysis by Beatriz Fuentealba and Steven Sevillano of reforestation efforts of Polylepis in Ancash, Peru, has highlighted the importance of local ... Polylepsis forests located in this area have received protection from the national government since 1975 when Huascaran National Park was created.
In the course of writing a book about what free-living animals learn from each other, I find myself on the Tambopata River in southeast Peru. The nearest town is Puerto Maldonado but from there the trip is all upriver. Wheeled vehicles are useless in this forest, and there are none. The surrounding forest has been officially ...
Agents can satisfy adventure-seeking clients by sending them mountain biking down Bolivia's Death Road, surfing in Costa Rica's Manuel Antonio National Park, or climbing in Peru's Machu Picchu. Look to Southeast Asia for food. While San Sebastian, Spain might be ranked as the Top City for Foodies for ...
Travel + Leisure Great Adventures by Butterfield & Robinson is a portfolio of seven thrilling trips to countries including the United States, Canada, Peru, Tanzania, Spain, Ireland, and New Zealand. Ranging in length from five to nine days, and customizable for any group size, these trips combine outdoor ...
A criminal gang involved in land trafficking has tortured and murdered a community leader in northern Peru, according to his wife and local villagers who ... Heinz Plenge, a renowned Peruvian wildlife photographer and one of the founders of the private reserve, says the criminals operate with “absolute ...
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I am cruising the mighty Amazon in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve of Peru, on the luxury boat Zafiro run by the Jungle Experiences company. ... This national park, also called the mirrored forest because of the reflections in the waters, is in the shape of a giant triangle, bound by the rivers Maranon in ...

A series of “protected natural areas”, including four national parks, and five reserves for indigenous peoples living in “isolation” could ultimately be impacted. .... Purus is the biggest national park in Peru, extending for more than 2.5 million hectares and including the headwaters of major Amazon tributaries.
The international scientific community noted the varied biodiversity and socio-environmental values of the recently-created Yaguas National Park. Scientists stressed the importance of the new protected natural area to preserve this vast and unspoiled Amazon basin with more than 200 km of forest.
Pope Francis ventured to a bustling corner of the Peruvian Amazon on Friday and sounded an alarm for the fate of the lands and inhabitants of the vast ... The region — home to various national parks and reserves dedicated to maintaining the zone's singular biological diversity — has also become ...
Many national parks in the Brazilian Amazon have guidelines for how tourists and guides may interact with animals. For example, the Anavilhanas National Park has detailed rules limiting interactions with the region's famous freshwater dolphins. Te Batista, who has been a guide on the Rio Negro for 20 ...
Many travel brands, guidebook publishers and websites offer lists of places to go in the new year. Here's a look at some of those lists for 2018. They include destinations from every continent, cities large and small, islands, rural regions and wilderness areas, places in the news and places you've never ...
The success of deforestation reports by the Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) in capturing the attention of Peru's policy makers and public served as a model. MAAP's plain-language ... Macaque eating forest fruits in Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia. Photo credit: Sue Palminteri.
Many national parks in the Brazilian Amazon have guidelines for how tourists and guides may interact with animals. For example, the Anavilhanas National Park has detailed rules limiting interactions with the region's famous freshwater dolphins. Te Batista, who has been a guide on the Rio Negro for 20 ...
... Chengdu, China; Kolkata and the Andaman Islands, India; Petra, Jordan; Quito, Ecuador; Northern Peru; Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Accra, Ghana; Addis ... Seoraksan National Park, South Korea; Albania; San Antonio, Texas; Labrador, Canada; Friesland, Netherlands; Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.
Ken Conger sets up near a bear inside Alaska's Lake Clark National Park. (Courtesy of Ken Conger) ... He's also traveled to places such as Madagascar, Peru, Nepal, Scotland and numerous other countries alongside U.S. destinations such as New Mexico and Hawaii. “The most incredible thing is the ...
I am cruising the mighty Amazon in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve of Peru, on the luxury boat Zafiro run by the Jungle Experiences company. ... This national park, also called the mirrored forest because of the reflections in the waters, is in the shape of a giant triangle, bound by the rivers Maranon in ...
A series of “protected natural areas”, including four national parks, and five reserves for indigenous peoples living in “isolation” could ultimately be impacted. .... Purus is the biggest national park in Peru, extending for more than 2.5 million hectares and including the headwaters of major Amazon tributaries.
The Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism and Specialised Ecotourism (APTAE) promotes sustainable tourism in the country. The path towards the consolidation of Peru as a new destination for adventure tourism is the sum of a set of long-term variables such as infrastructure, investment, reliability ...
Peru offers a range of extreme experiences and adventures, including hiking in the mountains, sand boarding on coastal dunes, canoeing in rivers or trekking ... The Huascaran National Park (PNH) has 663 glaciers, including the Huascaran (6,768 metres), the Huandoy (6,395 metres) and the Alpamayo ...
Yellow-spotted river turtle eggs are a delicacy in Peru. ... The area includes the Bahuaja Sonene National Park, which lies along the border of ...
TROPICAL RAINFOREST HERITAGE OF SUMATRA, Indonesia: Comprising three national parks, (Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci ...
We are deep in Madidi National Park, an area of 1.895 million ... of South American rainforest, glaciers and Andean peaks bordering Peru.
In several national parks, the group's investigators found, 90 percent or more of ... bar that killed an orangutan in Indonesia or a sloth in Peru.”.
... and surf beaches beside the Coast Track in the Noosa National Park. ... as well as spots in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Portugal and the USA.
Three exporters caught up in Peru's biggest timber scandal have been ... Sometimes this includes national parks and other "protected natural areas", ... Two, Peruvian prosecutors in Iquitos and two other Amazon towns are ...
Perhaps the most famous of all the world's trekking routes is Peru's Inca .... journey through the South Island's Fiordland National Park begins at ...
A family of giant river otters in the Tambopata River, Peru. .... with wild otters in Peru's Manu National Park and Tambopata National Reserve.
The glaciers of the Peruvian Andes have long served as a key water ... on water access and its impacts on hydro-social risks in Peru. ... in Huascaran National Park within the Santa River watershed (Source: Kenneth Young).
Found mainly in lowland dry forests in the island of Sri Lanka the sloth bear can be seen in several of Sri Lanka's National Parks where there is ...
... National Park in Brazil, hippie wanderers in the age of social media. ... into Mexico, Colombia, Peru and the rest of South America with their ...
Many of the forests in Peru, like the Sacred Valley seen here, are part of the country's national park system, as well as UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. ... According to the audit, protected national parks and nature reserves ...
... to breeding sites at and around Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta. ... County); Wilkinson (Platte County); Peru Bottoms (Nemaha County), ...
National parks and nature reserves in South America, Africa and Asia, ... as the historic Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, and to preserve ...
... proceeds going to the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team. ... in the Huayhuash mountain range in the Peruvian Andes with Joe Simpson. ... Following the 1985 expedition to Peru, Simon Yates has been ...
The Cueva de Las Lechuzas (Cave of the Owls) is located inside Tingo Maria National Park, one of the oldest national parks in Peru. Few foreign tourists make it ...
... McCloskey has visited 41 of the 51 national parks in America. ... After his next adventure through the Peruvian Amazon, McCloskey hopes to ...
Reach for the Altiplano in Peru's Sacred Valley .... guided expeditions on foot, by bicycle or overland, as well as entrance fees to national parks, ...
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 .... cut elsewhere—places like national parks, indigenous community lands, and ...
A delegation of officials from Peru visited Mesa Verde National Park last ... Peru visited Mesa Verde on Thursday as they tour national parks ...


 

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