Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Peru

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In ‘glimmer of accountability,’ executives, loggers charged in 2014 murders of...

Environmental campaigners called the charges "unprecedented."

Indigenous Peruvians protest mining pollution

In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.

Former president of Peru commits suicide to avoid corruption arrest

Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

Peru Declares State of Emergency as Mercury Contamination From Illegal Gold...

Despite Peruvian President Ollanta Humala calling a state of emergency on Monday, Survival International says that the government has known about the contamination since 2014 and has done little to address the problem.

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Bernie Sanders on how to block Trump from stealing election & preserve American democracy

Trump recently ramped up his efforts to discredit the election results by suggesting he will refuse to concede if he loses.

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”