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The voices of Datem del Marañón: Protecting one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world
30 Mar 2023 / Datem del Marañón, located in northern Peru, is home to one of the largest and most biodiverse peatlands not only in Peru, but in the entire world. Spanning more than 3.8 million hectares, this remote province is home to a diverse ecosystem with more than 261 species of birds, unique marine life, and aguaje, one of the most abundant palm trees in South America.
Amazon indigenous peoples hold key to forest’s future
26 Aug 2021 / The indigenous peoples of the Amazon have a key stake in our planet’s future. The release of the vast carbon reserves stored in the world’s largest rainforest would bring dire consequences for all of us. It is still possible to preserve the Amazon, but only by also focusing on the livelihoods of its indigenous peoples. See how here.
CAF looks past Peru disaster to bank on climate future in Latin America
22 May 2017 / The worst Peruvian floods in recent memory earlier this year have sharpened the climate and development challenges facing Peru and its neighbours, according to Antonio Garcia, a leading member of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and focal point to GCF.