Protecting Peru’s Tropical Rainforest

Peru has the fourth-largest area of tropical rainforest in the world, but it is also vulnerable to illegal logging – losing up to a million hectares in the past decade. Six reserves have now been set up to provide living space for the indigenous people and protect the forest. Photo Credit: Victoria Reay via Flickr.

Protecting the Tropical Rainforest in Peru
Science News by NewsLook

44 comments

Jo Recovering
Jo S.about a year ago

Thank you Chris.

Dave C.
David C.about a year ago

save the rainforests, 100 butterfly credits on care2!

Vee Jackson
Past Member 2 years ago

thanks

Dave C.
David C.2 years ago

thanks....

Aine Conghaile
Anne Connolly3 years ago

Not doing too well for landlords are we? Well done to those who have started making inroads into the rights and wrongs of conservation

Deborah Hubbard
Deborah Hubbard3 years ago

My personal favourite is the Western Cape biome in South Africa, with amazingly diverse plant life, dramatic mountains and a stunning coastline. But, yes, rainforests need protection against so-called development.

Pogle S.
Pogle S.4 years ago

I think all biome or eco-regions are important to our beautiful planet's health so I love them all. Well done Peru for doing your bit to protect it!

Frans Badenhorst
Frans Badenhorst4 years ago

why must this poor earth beg US humans ???, doesn't make sense hey...

Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Brenda Towers
Brenda Towers4 years ago

Thanks for sharing.