The lambda variant accounts for 97% of COVID-19 cases in Peru. The variant contains many mutations, which could increase transmissibility and severity.
Researchers are concerned that large-scale harvesting of kelp forests could have significant impacts, as they are an essential part of marine biodiversity.
Latin America and the Caribbean have seen over 100,000 deaths from coronavirus and accounts of 25% of global cases. The GDP loss for the region totals 9.4% in 2020.
Over seven years, this initiative helped 31,000 farmers transition from growing coca to cocoa, giving them a profitable, legitimate livelihood. Here's how other regions can replicate Peru...
Protected by the Peruvian government, this new national park is the home for over 1,000 indigenous people and a variety of species of animal.