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Ten Year Ban on Genetically Modified Seeds and Foods Takes Force Thursday

A 10-year ban on genetically modified foods in Peru came into effect this week, state news agency Andina reported. Peru’s executive has approved the regulations for the law that prohibits the importation, production and use of GMO foods in the country. Violating the law can result in a maximum fine of […]

Environment Minister Brack inaugurates conference 3R3: Towards a Green Peru

Environment Minister Antonio Brack inaugurated the environmental conference 3R3: Towards a Green Peru on Monday. During the conference, Brack said that about 80 percent of solid waste in Peru is left untreated in the environment, state news agency Andina reported. “Never before has humanity had as much technology in its […]

Lights out in Peru for global warming

Citizens worldwide and in Peru will be switching off their lights on March 28, as part of the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2009 Campaign. “This year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world’s first global election, between Earth and global warming. For the first time in history, people […]

by · March 25, 2009 · 0 comments · Climate Change, Energy, Environment

What citizens don’t want: A ministry without environment

By Anna Zucchetti. Biologist Translated and reprinted from the opinion page of El Comercio I don’t know if President Garcia would agree with me about the strategic importance of the soon-to-be-born Ministry of the Environment. I don’t know if we would agree on the structure or about its jurisdiction. But […]