Major Child Sacrifice for Climate Took Place in Peru Almost 500 Years Ago

National Geographic published a fascinating and harrowing article earlier this year detailing the site of a major child sacrifice of almost 300 kids by the ChimĂș tribe located in what is now known as Peru. Researchers say the children were sacrificed to the gods in order to prevent more floods thought caused by the El… Read More Major Child Sacrifice for Climate Took Place in Peru Almost 500 Years Ago

Greenpeace isn’t only culprit damaging Nazca Lines

The controversy surrounding Greenpeace activists damaging Peru’s ancient Nazca Lines have, rightly, lead to an chorus of condemnations. However, citing The Wall Street Journal, Newser points out that it isn’t just Greenpeace who is responsible not just for damaging the Nazca site but also many other historic ruins in Peru. Tomb raiders, developers, and illegal… Read More Greenpeace isn’t only culprit damaging Nazca Lines

Drone footage shows extent of Greenpeace’s damage to Peru Nazca site

Last week Greenpeace used Peru’s ancient Nazca site as the venue for a publicity stunt in order to highlight climate change in conjunction with the United Nations climate conference held in Lima. The stunt resulted in extensive damage to the historic site and sparked international outrage with calls for Greenpeace activists to be prosecuted and… Read More Drone footage shows extent of Greenpeace’s damage to Peru Nazca site

Deforestation, not global warming, reason for Brazil drought

In light of the climate talks in Lima, Peru many eyes are monitoring the UN event to see what it reveals. One blogger, Paul Homewood, posted a commentary accusing BBC of dishonest reporting claiming the British network of attempted to link the Brazilian drought with global warming. His evidence is BBC including photo taken in… Read More Deforestation, not global warming, reason for Brazil drought

Deforestation, global warming and blaming humans first

BBC reported that Brazil is experiencing the worst drought in decades and has attributed the drought to the deforestation the Amazon rainforest is experiencing. However, what is curious is that the Brazilian government announced that the rainforest has experienced the lowest level of deforestation in 25 years. Naturally, environmentalists with the World Wide Fund shot… Read More Deforestation, global warming and blaming humans first

A tale of two Peru’s?

Mongabay, an online enviromentalist publication, carried a story today about four environmentalists gunned down by Peruvian troops protecting illegal logging in the country’s rain forest. Included among the environmentalists who met their unfortunate demise was a man named Edwin Chota. The man is pitched as being a prominent anti-logger, however, when it comes to environmentalists… Read More A tale of two Peru’s?