Peru: Great Example Stop Deforestation?

Thursday November 15, 2018
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Peru: Great Example Stop Deforestation?

The old Inca country of Peru could play a big role in humanity’s fight against climate changes, says Spanish environmental expert Xavier Labandeira. However, in order to do this, the Peruvian government should make itself hard against the loss of woodland in the country. Currently, roughly 170.000 hectares of forest are being cut every year.

Labandeira states that many countries focus on limiting the emission of CO2, but that capturing these greenhouse gasses is at least equally important. Trees are a great way to capture these gasses (more…)

Forests and Moors of Ayabaca deliver 4,400 Liters of Water per second

Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Forests and Moors of Ayabaca deliver 4,400 Liters of Water per second

According to Natura and Culture (NCI), the humid forests and moors of Ayabaca deliver 4,400 liters of water per second to the Quiroz basin.

With this amount of water 6,700 bottles of water could be filled. During the past 5 years, the Initiative on Hydrological Monitoring in Andean Ecosystems (IMHEA) collected information on the hydrology of the high mountain ecosystems of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

They found out that the flows in the forests and moors of Ayabaca (more…)

The Machu Picchu Base in the Antarctica

Wednesday January 11, 2017
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The Machu Picchu Base in Antarctica was founded in 1982. It aims to do research and conduct a scientific expedition on King George Island in Admiralty Bay, Antarctica.

This icy land in the North of our planet will have a visit from scientists on Monday the 9th of January, in an expedition called Antar XXIV. The reason for their visit is to improve international relations, maintaining and reinforcing affinity with other nations who are among this Antarctic treaty, a 53-party system.

In addition, experts say that these expeditions are a major factor for Peru (more…)

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