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$9.1m GCF facility boosts wetlands management in Peruvian communities

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has begun disbursing resources to the first project it approved in Peru’s Amazon, providing dual benefits by safeguarding the...

Paris Agreement: Peru ratifies, Nigeria prepares to sign

About three months after it signed the Paris Agreement on 22 April 2016, Peru last Monday (25 July 2016) deposited its instrument of ratification...

Death threats in Peruvian Amazon as community sues government over land rights

Leaders of the Shipibo indigenous village of Santa Clara de Uchunya, accompanied by their representative organisation FECONAU, filed a constitutional law suit challenging Peru’s...

State of emergency in Peru as illegal gold mining causes mercury contamination

Peru’s government has declared a two-month state of emergency across 11 Amazon jungle districts due to mercury contamination caused by widespread illegal gold mining activities. The South American country,...

Deforestation: Palm oil firm ordered to stop work in Peruvian Amazon

On the 25th April the complaints panel of the RSPO (Round table on Sustainable Palm Oil) issued a preliminary “Stop work order” to Plantaciones de...

Peruvian community flays state oil firm over devastating spill

On the 18th February 2016 the autonomous territorial government of the indigenous Wampis people (Wampis GTA) submitted a formal complaint to Peru’s regulatory body...

Activist’s life in danger for opposing Peru Amazon destruction

Washington Bolivar, an indigenous activist in Peru, has received another sinister death threat in the immediate wake of his efforts to challenge the destruction...

UN-REDD gets new phase, national programmes

A fresh five-year phase for the UN-REDD Programme has been endorsed by its three collaborating United Nations (UN) agencies – the UN Food and...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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