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Tag Results for "Peruvian Amazon"

Gold Mining, Deforestation Ruining Jungles of Peru

The annual deforestation rate in Madre de Dios, a region in the Peruvian Amazon, has tripled since 2008 due to the rapid expansion of illegal gold mines started in response continue reading »

What Are These Curious Structures Discovered in Peruvian Amazon?

Mysterious little structures found in the Peruvian Amazon are stumping some of the top scientists in the world. Troy Alexander, a graduate student at Georgia Tech, first spotted the structure on June 7 on a blue tarp near the Tambopata Research Center, in southeastern Peru. continue reading »

Amazonian Village Destroyed by Fire in Peru

A huge fire destroyed some 150 humble dwellings in a poor section of the Peruvian Amazon city of Iquitos, the police said. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Lima, Perú

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 was felt in the Peruvian cities of Lima and Arequipa, and across the coastal regions near the city of Ica. The quake’s epicenter was located 31 miles south of the coastal city Ica, some 178 miles away from Lima. No Tsunami alerts have been issued. continue reading »