Peru: Junin Tapaculo


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new bird species in the Peruvian cloud forest – the Junin Tapaculo.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0802-new-bird-peru.html

Peru: Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Under Threat


The Peruvian government is planning to abolish a reserve that protects the territory of an as yet uncontacted Amazon tribe in Peru. Thankfully the tribes territory extends into Brazil and this section of their territory appears safe for the time being.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0601-survival_murunahua.html