Peru's indigenous tribes depend on dwindling resources in disappearing forests. As they increasingly emerge from the jungle, these hunter gatherers face unfamiliar pathogens, people, and laws.
Heather Pringle explains the history of contact between European and indigenous Mexicans, Central Americans, and South Americans, tracking the historical spread of disease and warfare.
Journalist Andrew Lawler takes us on a journey through Peru to reach the Curanja River, where indigenous people live without access to electricity, clean water or health care.
As Peru's indigenous peoples make themselves increasingly visible, locals attempt to understand these neighbors, and activists and governments take steps to prevent the spread of disease or hostility.
In the 1950s, a visit by a single outsider sickened a band of tribespeople.
Local religious and political leaders in Puerto Esperanza, Peru, advocate for the construction of a road connecting the town to more populated areas. Many environmentalists oppose them.
Isolated peoples in Peru’s Amazon are at the center of an international struggle.
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.
Pulitzer Center grantee Justin Catanoso reports on how one scientist is making a difference in the fight against climate change.
In Peru, many older adults risk age discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. Will elder abuse become the crime of the century?
In Peru, many older adults face discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. In this video, two older adults tell their stories.
Leaders in the U.S., the European Union and Australia, as well as China and India—the leading carbon emitters—will always be conflicted in fighting climate change. But mayors? Far less so.