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See How Out Of Control Peru's Flooding Is

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home

Peru is experiencing the worst flooding in almost 30 years, leading to death and destruction even in parts of the country that typically remain dry. M...

Dramatic Video Shows Woman's Struggle To Escape From A Mudslide In Peru

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.17.2017 | Latino Voices

Evangelina Chamorro Díaz was dragged by a mudslide in Peru before being able to stumble to safety. The 32-year-old’s great escape in Punta Hermosa,...

This Documentary Shows There’s More To Peru’s So-Called ‘Cocaine Valley’

The Huffington Post | Jessica Carro | Posted 03.03.2017 | Latino Voices

Omar, a young coca farmer, is part of a different kind of story coming from Peru’s so-called cocaine valley. The 19-year-old is featured in a new f...

Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 3 - Peru and Ecuador: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.05.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on up South America, the third blog on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world - not necessarily the most famous or tallest, just bea...

Climate Change This Week: Extinction, Taxing Climate Denial, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

8 Epic and Amazing 2017 Travel Adventures

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Been there. Done that. What's Next? Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: chill in the geothermal pools of Iceland, snorkeling with je...

Strong Dollar, Hotel Building Boom Mean Deals for U.S. Travelers in 2017

Travelzoo | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel

Looking for ideas on destinations where your vacation budget will stretch the farthest in 2017? Travelzoo just released its annual list of Wow Deal De...

8 Amazingly Epic Travel Adventures for 2017

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Been there. Done that. What's Next? Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: chill in the geothermal pools of Iceland, snorkeling with je...

Taxi Driver With Knife In His Head Walks Into Hospital

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.16.2016 | Crime

A taxi driver in Iquitos, Peru, was stabbed in the head Sunday and the knife remained lodged there as he walked into a hospital, NBC News reported in ...

As Development Aid Evolves, Digitizing Tax Payments Can Have Dramatic Benefits for Emerging Economies

Ruth Goodwin-Groen | Posted 11.03.2016 | Technology
Ruth Goodwin-Groen

Every year, an estimated US$7.7 trillion worth of payments flow from people to governments worldwide. Not surprisingly, taxes make up a significant po...

Climate Change This Week: Poverty Predicted, The China Model, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green
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The Green Winner We Need to Tackle Climate Change - vote for a safe future for your children, and for the planet they call home. Clinton is going to n...

10,000 Critically Endangered Frogs Mysteriously Drop Dead In Lake Titicaca

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.19.2016 | Green

Peruvian authorities are investigating the deaths of over 10,000 critically endangered frogs in Lake Titicaca. The cause of the Titicaca water frog ma...

Can Cities Benefit from Last-mile Energy Innovations in Rural Areas?

FOMIN | Posted 10.17.2016 | Impact

By Carlos Guiza and Xosé Ramil Carlos Guiza's passion is to find income-generating alternatives for disadvantaged people. At the Multilateral Inv...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 2, South America and the Caribbean - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The second in the series on randomly chosen sunsets, this time in South America and the Caribbean, both the technicolour descent of the drowning orb a...

Climate Change This Week: Breakthrough in Home Solar Power, Redefining Resiliency, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.05.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Indian bullfrog, a denizen ...

How to See Peru's Inca Heartland in a Long Weekend

Travelzoo | Posted 10.03.2016 | Travel

"What did you do this weekend?" "Oh, took a little jaunt down to Macchu Picchu." The thought alone might seem daunting: How does one get on a plane ...

Climate Change This Week: Megadroughts, Virtual Clean Power Plants, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Amazonian ant-mimic treehop...

How I Survived A 4-Day Hike To Machu Picchu

Trupti Gokani, MD | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel
Trupti Gokani, MD

For those of you who know me, or anything about what I represent, I have never been one to promote intense, vigorous exercise for prolonged periods of...

How to Make Authentic Spit-Roasted Peruvian Chicken

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.12.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Peruvian chicken, aka pollo a la brasa, or simply "charcoal chicken," has crisp, flavorful, smoke-kissed skin, juicy flesh and an herbaceous, positively addictive green sauce that accompanies it.

Good Samaritans Rescue Stray Dog From A Ridiculously Tight Spot

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 09.02.2016 | Good News

All’s well that ends well. After a stray dog got trapped inside a storm drain in northern Peru, good Samaritans came to her rescue and set her free....

A New Opportunity for Economic Integration in South America

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 08.28.2016 | Home
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

The comeback of center-right administrations in South America could lead the region towards new integration opportunities, yet the road ahead remains ...

Earthquake Slams Peru, Killing At Least 4

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home

LIMA, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A 5.3 magnitude shallow earthquake killed at least four people, including a U.S. tourist, and injured dozens when it rocked a...

The Other Machu Picchu: Why Choquequirao Is The Real Lost City Of The Incas

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.11.2016 | Travel

The disappointing truth is that while Machu Picchu is undoubtedly an awesome archaeological spectacle, it's also everything you secretly fear it might be: crowded, noisy, underwhelming. A tourist trap.

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...