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The Lost City of Z  — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

The Lost City of Z — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

By Nicholas Asheshov — The Lost City of Z, the movie of the book by David Grann, has started the rounds at cinemas in the UK and opens on Easter weekend in the United States.  The film covers the expedition in 1925 of the Amazon surveyor and explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, […]

Sierra Divisor National Park — A Huge Win for the Planet

Sierra Divisor National Park — A Huge Win for the Planet

President  Ollanta Humala was in the community of Nuevo Saposoa on Sunday to sign into law the creation of a new conservation area, the Sierra del Divisor National Park. The huge park — more than 1.3 million hectares (some 3.3 million acres) and larger than Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks […]

State Oil Company Denies Pipeline Spill Caused Major Damage

Peru’s state-owned oil company Petroperu denied that a rupture in a pipeline caused an oil spill in northern Amazonian rivers, daily El Comercio reported. Petroperu said that the June 30 spill on the North Peruvian Oil Pipeline did not contaminate any rivers in the northeastern department of Loreto. “The oil […]