Category: "Nature"

A marvellous hummingbird display [Featured]

September 29th, 2011 |

The Marvellous Spatuletail is perhaps one of the most beautiful, rare and unique of Peru’s native creatures. This hummingbird, that only exists in a few small isolated areas of cloud forest, and its special mating ritual are introduced to us by the BBC. Their camera team was the first to ever record the male spatuletail’s attempts to woo a female, the whole mating display from start to finish.

San Fernando, Marcona, Ica

November 29th, 2010 |

The bay of San Fernando, located just 70km south east of Nazca on the Pacific coast, is a place of stunning natural desert scenery and is home to a surprising array of animals including some interesting visitors from the Andes mountains.

Peru grappling with deforestation

February 20th, 2010 |

While Peru has enjoyed large growth from the oil sector and gas industry, as well as other sectors, over the past ten years, the Latin American nation is still struggling with deforestation of the rainforest and illegal activity.