Lima's Brown Coast

Called the Costa Verde or, green coast for its once lush vegetation, today the cliff area on Lima's coast is mostly bare.

How Will Lima Slake its Growing Thirst?

Lima is one of the cities most immediately threatened by global warming. How will the Peruvian capital respond to decline of its chief source of water as its population grows and demand increases?

Contesting Oil's Legacy

A group of indigenous Peruvians has filed a class action lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum, charging the company with contaminating their environment.

Peru's Petroleum Play

The Camisea Natural Gas Project in Peru is one of South America's largest energy developments. With six pipeline ruptures since 2004, it's also one of the most controversial.