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
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44 comments

Jo Recovering
Jo S1 years ago

Thank you Chris.

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Dave C.
David C2 years ago

save the rainforests, 100 butterfly credits on care2!

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Vee Jackson
Past Member 2 years ago

thanks

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Dave C.
David C3 years ago

thanks....

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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

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Deborah Hubbard
Deborah Hubbard4 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.

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Pogle S.
Pogle S4 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!

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Frans Badenhorst
Frans B4 years ago

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

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Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Brenda Towers
Brenda Towers4 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

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