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The Amazon has survived changes in the climate for 65 million years. Now it’s heading ...

Egypt Independent 15 Feb 2024
A loss of ‘flying rivers’ ... rivers” – rain that originates over the Amazon and spreads to other parts of the region ... The Amazon River and the Amazon forest in Yurua, Ucayali, in Peru in June 2021.

‘This river is doomed’: Peru’s gold rush threatens waterways and the people who depend on them

The Guardian 22 Dec 2023
José Manuyama Ahuite was born at the confluence of the Ucayali and Tapiche rivers in Requena, 100 miles (160km) south of Iquitos, a port city and the gateway to ...

An adventure in the wilds of the Amazon – without roughing it

The Daily Telegraph 18 Sep 2023
It’s a pygmy marmoset. the world’s smallest monkey,” Neycer grinned ... Set at the Amazon river’s head and flanked by its Ucayali and Maranon tributaries, Pacaya-Samiria is ­accessible only by boat ... .

Peru’s cocaine trade overruns remote Indigenous territory

Al Jazeera 25 Jul 2023
Smugglers moving product from the Upper Ucayali River to Brazil and Bolivia pass through Breu, where small quantities of raw cocaine are sold to Indigenous children who often huddle behind the local market smoking it.
photo: Creative Commons / mrjohncummings
Coca plantation on a hillside near Caranavi, western Bolivia

Peruvian Coca Continues Expansion as New Regions Gain Importance

InSight Crime 05 Jul 2023

Amazon dolphins at risk from fishing, dams and dredging

Phys Dot Org 03 Jul 2023
... of river habitats ... This will involve dredging sites across four main rivers of the Amazon basin, and the expansion of ports to facilitate ship navigation across the Amazon, Ucayali and Marañón rivers.

Endangered Amazon River Dolphins Threatened by Proposed Dams and Dredging

Treehugger 03 Jul 2023
12 Fascinating Facts About the Amazon River ... The proposed waterway involves dredging sites across four main rivers of the Amazon basin and the expansion of ports to facilitate ship navigation across the Amazon, Ucayali, and Marañón Rivers.

In Peru, forest communities are fighting to regain ownership of protected land

Grist 20 Apr 2023
The Ucayali River is a primary source of the Amazon River ... Pucallpa, the capital city of the Department of Ucayali, sits on the banks of the Ucayali river ... A boat pulls a raft piled with Amazonian hardwoods along the Ucayali River.

Gateway to Nowhere. The One World Order Privatization of Amazonia. Greed for Power and Money

GlobalResearch 15 Apr 2023
It is the largest city in the world accessible only by air or river ... It is bordered by the Marañón and Ucayali rivers which, when united at the southern tip of the reserve, they become the Amazon River.

Spain and the Hispanic World review – royals, chinchillas, bullfights and blood

The Observer 17 Jan 2023
Other illustrated maps, of Tequaltiche in Mexico, with its Caxcan people engaging in gory naked battle and, in another nearby map of the Ucayali River in Peru, a major tributary of the Amazon, ...

Shadows of oil in Peru: Shipibo people denounce damage, contamination left by company

Mongabay 26 Dec 2022
A seven-hour speedboat trip on the Ucayali River separates the city of Pucallpa (in Ucayali) and the district of Contamana (in Loreto). To reach Canaán de Cachiyacu from the port in Contamana, it takes 25 minutes in a motorboat on the same river.

Mennonites deforest Peruvian Amazon, encroach on Indigenous lands | Chasing Deforestation

Mongabay 08 Dec 2022
UCAYALI, PeruMennonites, an ultra-conservative religious group, are illegally converting pristine forests in the Peruvian Amazon into agricultural land ... After an eight-hour boat ride down the Ucayali River, Romi arrives at Lake Imiría.

Peru - Flood destroy homes and bridges in Ucayali Department

Sott 07 Dec 2022
Ucayali's emergency authority Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional (COER Ucayali) said that at least 7 rivers or creeks ...

UAE initiative supports 5,000 indigenous people in Peru

Khaleejtimes 25 Nov 2022
... people in Peru’s Ucayali ... Much of the land has been converted from rainforest to grasslands, and fish catches from the Ucayali River have been depleted, while the number of viable fruit trees dwindles.

Beyond2020 Expands Global Reach with First Project in Latin America

Cadillac News 23 Nov 2022
Much of the land has been converted from rainforest to grasslands, and fish catches from the Ucayali River have become depleted, while the number of viable fruit trees also dwindles.

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