In some areas of the Madre de Dios
region, up to 300 species of tree can be found in a single hectare.
During the past decade alone around 230 square miles of rainforest - roughly the size of Merseyside - has been stripped in the Madre de Dios
IgG-positive rodents were trapped at 5 times from 3 sites at distances 43-145 km from Puerto Maldonado, the capital city of Madre de Dios
A nest of the Black Bushbird was found in the Pantiacolla Station, Madre de Dios
, Peru (12[degrees] 38' 31.
Asner said: "The gold rush in Madre de Dios
, Peru, exceeds the combined effects of all other causes of forest loss in the region, including from logging, ranching and agriculture.
The Madre de Dios
REDD project sets an excellent precedent for the region," said Robert J.
The largest demonstrations were in Madre de Dios
, where 30,000 people are estimated to work in informal mining.
Inkaterra, Peru: is a renowned biodiversity research and conservation tourism company operating five hotels in the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Madre de Dios
area of the Amazon rainforest.
Clan members have been blamed for two bow-and-arrow attacks on people near the riverbank in Madre de Dios
state where officials say the Indians were first seen last May.
Your presence is a great support in our fight to protect our ecology, to the effort to draw world attention to the Madre de Dios
area," the Daily Express quoted a representative for the area as telling the Star during the ceremony in Peru.
Illegal gold mining is at its height in the Madre de Dios
region, and mining camps set up on various stretches of the Interoceanica Highway have attracted other activities as well, including the so-called "prostibars" where police found 20 teenaged girls in a recent sweep, El Comercio reported.
The first was slated for the Inambari River, which flows into the Madre de Dios
River in southeastern Peru.