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Climate Change This Week: $1 Rooftop Solar for Nonprofits, the Ocean Carbon Punch, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Amazonian Wildlife: a treasure trove of biodiversity. Source mostly ajorbahman.blog...

Between Life and Death: Deepening the Love Groove

Susan Fauman | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Fauman

A few weeks ago, a dear teacher friend of mine died after having been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer just a few weeks before. He had been ill for quite...

Neymar and Douglas Costa Give Brazil Late Win Against Peru

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil appeared headed for a draw until Neymar, in extra time, deftly found Douglas Costa on the right of the box, who subsequently slid the ball past the Peru goalkeeper's left hand to give coach Dunga an impressive record of 11 consecutive victories.

The Faces of the Peruvian Andes

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

I landed in Cuzco, Peru, and then headed to Machu Picchu. Below are the people I met along the way. These are tough people living at high altitudes...

New EIA Report Details Trade Deal Failure to Support the Environment

Ilana Solomon | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green
Ilana Solomon

As EIA's report demonstrates, however, simply including environmental obligations in trade pacts provides no guarantee that environmental protections will improve in reality.

Places To Stay If You Don't Have Vertigo

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Sleep in a cliff-edge transparent pod or swim in an infinity pool 650 feet above ground by staying at these hotels in high places (literally).

Why Did A Peruvian Artist Bury Gold In An Abandoned Mansion?

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts

Have you ever gone hunting for gold? Brooklyn-based artist Iván Sikic’s new installation, "LOOT" ("SAQUEO" in Spanish), revives that childhood drea...

One Way to Save the Oceans? Eat More Forage Fish

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

So how do we stop overfishing, and encourage fish populations to rebound? It's an achievable goal, when tackled with a country-by-country approach.

A Lesson in Love, Life and Sunsets

Carrie Hessler-Radelet | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion
Carrie Hessler-Radelet

I knew Shalin Shah only briefly. But I can honestly say that Shalin was one of the most courageous, purpose-driven and extraordinary individuals I have ever met.

Zach Carter

Obama Administration Pushes Back Against Environmentalist Trade Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday released a report documenting its efforts to protect the environment through trade enforcement, th...

Peru's Cocaine Backpackers Bear The Risks Of A Flourishing Trade

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO and FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.07.2015 | World

HUANTA, Peru (AP) — The lung-searing ascents into the Andean highlands aren't what worry the untold hundreds of young men who hump backpacks loaded ...

Local Taste: A Pisco Pilgrimage

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

From Peru to Chile, travel to the origin of this South American specialty to discover what exactly what makes it so appealing.

Peru's Accidental President Speaks

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 06.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ximena Ortiz

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo told me, half-jokingly, that he exists in the error margin of the world of probabilities. Indeed, his rise shouldn't have been. Toledo doesn't just come from poverty. He was born of a poverty so dire, his siblings were dying of it.

WATCH: Crazy Caterpillar With Erupting Tentacles

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
Aaron Pomerantz

On my recent travels through the Peruvian Amazon, I came upon the craziest caterpillar that I have ever seen, and subsequently yelled at it for hours.

Climate Change This Week: Forget Flaring, Solar Light Bulbs, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Imagine This Looking Like Arizona: a new study suggests climate change could drama...

Peruvian Cuisine Today -- Fusion Flavors and Superfoods

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.27.2015 | Taste
Manuel Villacorta

It's no surprise that contemporary Peruvian cuisine is sweeping up the world, since Peruvian food already embraces so many different cultures. Peruvian food is marked by complexities dating back to the Spanish conquerors in the 16th century.

Ben Hallman

I Misplaced My Fancy Camera On Assignment In Peru, But My iPhone Saved The Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology

An iPhone photo from my reporting trip to Peru ended up headlining our investigation.

Peru: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Rainforest

David Code | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
David Code

Exploring Peru is more like adventure-travel than it is relaxing-travel, but these few tips can save you a ton of money and aggravation: don't hike the Inca Trail, visit Machu Picchu in the late afternoon, and leave Peru's complex logistics to Kuoda Travel and Rainforest Expeditions.

The Virgins of the Door: A Rare Glimpse Inside Peru's Besieged Transgender Community

Jesse Jackman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Jesse Jackman

"There are some amazing leaders within the transgender community who are actively promoting change," Mroczek says. "We want to honor those people, but we also want to empower all transgender Peruvians to become pillars of their community, and we're honored to be a part of that progress."

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

The Outbound Collective | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.

Peru: New York Trio Debuts Retro Pop With "I Need You"

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

The cover of Peru's debut EP Ordinary People is a rendered pineapple, the delicious prize of the Caribbean that came to denote hospitality sometime during the 17th century.

Seven Enticing Destinations on Latin America's Cacao Route

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Travel to the origin of chocolate to soak up the culture of cacao and discover how to make it yourself.

ICYMI: Gender Bias, Sleep Justice And Iceland's Genetic Experiment

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. During this last week in March, we were captivated by the story of Iceland's cache of genetic ...

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

Ali Rosen | Posted 05.25.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Ceviche has now become a staple item on restaurant menus, but the typical preparation is often all about simplicity. In Peru ceviche is also everywhere, but the distinct flavors make it its own dish entirely.

The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

The Outbound Collective | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile Salkantay Trek allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways many never get to experience.