Halve catches or lose Pacific bluefin tuna, WWF tells fishery managers
The long term sustainability of the Pacific Bluefin Tuna fishery can only be guaranteed by following the science and halving catch limits, WWF will tell the two Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) covering ...
Sweden returns pre-Incan funeral shroud to Peru (Update)
A rare and fragile pre-Incan funeral shroud was displayed to reporters Monday, part of the first batch of ancient Paracas textiles that Sweden is returning to Peru 80 years after they were smuggled out by ...
Cutoff switch may limit spread, duration of oxygen minimum zones
A new study examining the impact of iron released from continental margin sediments has documented a natural limiting switch that may keep these ocean systems from developing a runaway feedback loop that ...
Field study suggests geoglyphs in ancient Peru were made to lead travelers to trade fairs
Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study
A 14-year-old policy to encourage sustainable logging in Peru's Amazonian forest has unwittingly led to large-scale plundering, a study said Thursday.
New lizard species discovered in Peru
Scientists have discovered a new species of lizard at a national park in Peru, experts said on Tuesday.
More than 400 dead dolphins on north Peru coast
More than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches where twice that amount were encountered in 2012, Peruvian officials said Monday.
Smithsonian reports fiery-red coral species discovered in the Peruvian Pacific
A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru's Paracas National Reserve. The corals' hand-sized colonies are slightly smalle ...
Describing biodiversity on tight budgets: Three new Andean lizards discovered
Three beautiful new lizards from the Andes of Peru have been delimited and discovered using different lines of evidences by Peruvian and American biologists from San Marcos and Brigham Young universities ...
Don't hold the anchovies: Study shows Peruvian fish worth more as food than as feed
The true potential of Peruvian anchovy lies not in fishmeal but as food for people and as part of the ocean food web, according to Canadian and Peruvian researchers.
Peru air force brings back its UFO probe team
Peru's air force has said it is reviving a department to research anomalous aerial phenomena—in other words, UFO sightings.
Dolphin killings rise in Peru due to Asia shark fin sales
Peru has dramatically increased its sales of shark fins to Asia, triggering the slaughter of about 15,000 dolphins a year used as bait, officials said Friday.
In Peru, drones used for agriculture, archeology
Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins.
Officials say developers destroyed Peru pyramid (Update)
Real estate developers using heavy machinery tore down a 20-foot (6-meter) tall pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near Peru's country's capital, cultural officials said Wednesday.