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New rainforest and indigenous reserve established in Peru

Date : 7th February 2012, Source : Mongabay



On February 4th, the Peruvian government and a small indigenous group created a new Amazon reserve, dubbed the Maijuna Reserve. Located in northeastern Peru, the 390,000 hectare (970,000 acres) reserve is larger than California's Yosemite National Park and over three times the size of Hong Kong.

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0207-hance_maijunareserve.html





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