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Illegal Parrot Trade in Peru

Illegal wildlife trade is the fourth most profitable illegal industry in the world trailing behind drug, gun and human trafficking; it is second only to the trafficking of narcotics in neo-tropical countries in Latin America. One of the species most affected by this trade, is the parrot. Parrot trade has occurred for over one thousand […]



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Education of the Divided: How Education Looks Across the Regions of Peru

The region of Peru is a divided country. Broken up into three regions, these areas face contrasting challenges. Many indigenous communities reside in the mountain region, which creates a tremendous barrier due to the obstruction by the Andes Mountains. Native people living in the rural mountains of Peru endure frequent obstacles when it comes to […]



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Machu Picchu: Saving a World Wonder

Peru relies on tourism for much of its capital; Machu Picchu alone brings in roughly $35 million annually. This large scale tourism creates problems within ancient sites because of the excessive traffic and litter that comes with mass amounts of people. The traffic and pollution speeds up the dilapidation of sites, like Machu Picchu. Machu […]



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Food Insecurity In Peru

Peru is a great country. They however deal with some problems regarding food. We will call it Food Insecurity, which is basically a lack of security when dealing with food. Access to food based on money, as well as sanitation and other aspects are involved in this issue. This issue is not necessarily cause by […]



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Ayahuasca Tourism in Peru

Ayahuasca in Peru Ayahuasca, also referred to as yagĂ©, is a medicine used for spiritual, religious, and medicinal healing that is gaining a lot of popularity in Peru. Typically, ayahuasca is administered by a shaman who has experience with the brew. Once consumed, there are often strong physiological and psychological effects that will occur. Often […]



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