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LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Adventurous Individuals Needed for World’s Largest Raft Race on the Amazon

This is not for the faint of heart and the skittish and you have to love snakes, bugs and rare rodents. The Great River Amazon Raft race, in its thirteenth year, is looking for individuals willing to travel along the Amazon river for three days covering about 112 miles in a skimpy log raft. continue reading »

Google Street View is Heading to the Amazon Rainforest

Google is taking its technology to the depths of the Amazon in Brazil and Peru to map the great Amazonian rainforest and river. The Amazon river is vast especially when you include its tributaries so Google’s Street View is starting with a 50km portion in Manus, Brazil known as the Rio Negro. continue reading »

Big Oil Doing Something Right – ConocoPhillips Pulls Out of Amazon Project

ConocoPhillips CEO James Mulva announced at its Annual General Meeting of shareholders that the company has withdrawn from its controversial co-venture with Repsol-YPF in Oil Block 39 of the remote northern Peruvian Amazon. continue reading »

Big Oil Doing Something Right – ConocoPhillips Pulls Out of Amazon Project

ConocoPhillips CEO James Mulva announced at its Annual General Meeting of shareholders that the company has withdrawn from its controversial co-venture with Repsol-YPF in Oil Block 39 of the remote northern Peruvian Amazon. continue reading »

Europes Largest Bank, Santander, Suspends Funding of Controversial Brazil Dam

Europe’s largest bank, Santander, has suspended its funding for Brazil’s hugely controversial Santo Antonio dam, citing environmental and social concerns. continue reading »

Peru Addresses Housing Shortage in Its Amazon Region

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has closed a loan transaction of 5.6 million Peruvian Soles (equivalent to $ 2 million) with Caja Municipal de Ahorro y Credito SA Maynas (CMAC Maynas) to boost home improvement loans for low-income families in Peru’s Amazon region. continue reading »