Peruvian President Announces Plan to Plant 1 Million Trees at Machu Picchu

If you have been horrified by the number of disastrous events related to climate change, here is some good news. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra just announced that he will reforest the Machu Picchu archaeological site in order to stop it from being damaged by mudslides and forest fires. Read more..

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Andean Bears Found in Machu Picchu

If you thought Machu Picchu was all about history and culture, think again. A wildlife survey revealed that the historical site is also home to the Andean bear. The bear is biologically important and international organizations have been working very hard to conserve the species. The study was undertaken by SERNANP (Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado) and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society). It was known that the area was home to bears it was not known to what extent the bears had claimed the territory as their own. Read more..

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Take the Jungle Inca Trail to Discover Machu Picchu Like Never Before

The Incan empire may have ended a long time during colonial conquests but the culture and civilization is still alive in much of Peru. You cannot miss Incan influence no matter where you go in the country, and it is easy to feel lost in a large country, that has a stupendous amount of tourist attractions. Read more..

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