A group of scientists working in Madre de Dios are tackling the important and laborious work of tree regrowth after deforestation, reports the AP.
The general commander of Firefighters of Peru, Andrés Ángeles, said that his institution is not prepared to face forest fires in the Peruvian Amazon because they do not have the specialized teams.
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