Climate Change

Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord

Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, standing on the steps of the Elysee Palace after a meeting that included discussion on climate change and on democracy in Latin America, particularly the situation in Venezuela. Reconstruction after the floods […]

Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

The Lima water board, Sedapal, began to reduce the pressure of the city’s water supply this week, in an effort to offset the lack rain in the central Andes.  The measure will be applied from 8pm through to 4:30am every day until rains begin to raise the water level in […]

Forest Fires Raze Crops and Wildlife in Andean Highlands

Forest Fires Raze Crops and Wildlife in Andean Highlands

Park rangers and firefighters have succeeded in putting out fires in four wildlife reserves in northern Peru, but several other forest fires continue to smolder or burn in other parts of the country. The government has called for emergency measures in the highlands of Cajamarca and Lambayeque, where several fires […]

National Parks Network — 16 Countries Meet in Lima

National Parks Network — 16 Countries Meet in Lima

Peru and Colombia have signed a technical cooperation agreement for joint action in conservation of national parks and protected areas that the both share along Peru’s northeastern border. The agreement has been signed during the first Latin American national parks meeting,  being held in Lima this week.  The Council of […]