Dialogo Chino | Feb 22, 2023
From radar to an Indigenous early-warning system, Peru is finding innovative ways to protect its rainforest
The Amazon is on red alert. In Peru, land speculators, illegal loggers and gold prospectors are destroying the rainforest at an accelerating rate. In 2020, deforestation reached its highest levels in two decades, according to official figures.
As these threats grow in strength, organisations from around the world are coming together to employ new technologies to protect the Amazon, putting them in the hands of environmental defenders – the people who live in and depend on the lungs of the world.Read more