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Protecting Peru’s Tropical Rainforest

Protecting the Tropical Rainforest in Peru
Science News by NewsLook

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.

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9:48AM PDT on Jun 10, 2014

thanks

7:45PM PST on Dec 20, 2013

thanks....

3:09PM PDT on Jul 7, 2013

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

12:23AM PST on Mar 10, 2013

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.

2:01AM PDT on Aug 18, 2012

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!

3:22AM PDT on Aug 10, 2012

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

2:32PM PDT on Aug 8, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:50AM PDT on Aug 8, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

1:05PM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

Thanks, well done Peru.!!

4:22PM PDT on Aug 3, 2012

Without our rainforests we will not survive.

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