National Park of Huascaran

The national park of Huascaran is located in the Cordillera Blanca, Sierra Central of Peru in the Andean Department of Ancash.
Studies of the national park of Huascaran have identified 104 families, 340 genera and 799 plant species.
Ten mammal species have been recorded, including spectacled bear, puma, mountain cat, white-tailed deer and the vicuna are important species, but all of them have been heavily hunted during the last years.

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Colca Canyon

Colca canyon
It is located north of the city of Arequipa, at 180 km. Over this valley, the erosion from the Colca River creates a canyon of about 70 km. Very beautiful landscapes with strong wind, over flight by condors which are the biggest birds in the world.
In the south is “Cruz del condor” located among Maca and cabanaconde’s town (place of privileged view), is very common to see condors in majestic flight.
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Lomas de Lachay

Lomas of Lachay

It is located in the province of Huaral, Lima. With an
area of  5,070 hectares

Lomas of Lachay is the home for many important species
of flora and fauna. In the fauna we find the Sechuran fox (Pseudalopex sechurae)
and cactus canastero (Asthenes cactorum).In  the flora we find the cactus (Haageocereus
lachayensis) and tara (Caesalpinia spinosa).

 

Colca Valley

The Colca Valley presents near 100 km from length and occupies only a sector of the basin of the river Colca, that one understood between the districts of Callalli and Huambo. In this zone, there are 16 populated descendants from the etnias of the Collahuas and Cabanas, from whom they have inherited a rich cultural tradition. The included districts are Sibayo, Callalli, Tuti, Canocota (Chivay’s annexe), Chivay, Coporaque, Yanque, Ichupampa, Achoma, Lari, Bruise, Madrigal, Pinchollo (Cabanaconde’s annexe), Cabanaconde, Tapay and Huambo.

Paracas Natural Reserve


 The Paracas Natural reserve is located in the department of Ica. The sea of Paracas presents a great variety of sea animals. There are more than 250 species of algae like plankton, the ocean lettuce, the acaranto among others

The Sanctuary of Los Manglares de Tumbes

   

The sanctuary of Los Manglares de Tumbes is located in a very active area. The community of Los Manglares de Tumbes consists basically of three families and five species of trees which are always green. Most of the fauna of Los Manglares is characterised by the great amount of crustaceans and molluscs.

Manu Natural Reserve

Manu is located in the southern region of Peru. Its area
comprises part of the highlands of Cusco and the jungle department of Madre de
Dios. With over 2 million hectares, an area rich in flora and fauna in a
variety of habitats including high Andes, cloud forest and rainforest.

Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve


The natural reserve of Pacaya Samiria is located in the northwest of Peru, between the Marañon and the Ucayali rivers in Loreto. Its aim its to preserve the flora and fauna as well as its beautiful landscape.

Tambopata Natural Reserve

Tambopata

Tambopata is in Madre de
Dios with an area of 1´285,215 km

Tambopata is an exceptional
place to observe the fauna like macaws, parrots, gazelles, common kingfisher, caimans,
turtles and giant otters.

Tambopata has a
diverse flora with 1400 species of different plants like bamboo,
cedro,tornillo,castaña and others

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Welcome to our Blog!

Hello, and Welcome to our JSE project group’s Blog.

In this Blog you will learn about Biodiversity, it’s importance, what threatens it and how to take care of it.

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-Raùl Flores Nuñez

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