Maps

MAAP #74: Landslides in the Peruvian Amazon

MAAP #74: Landslides in the Peruvian Amazon

In addition to the human-caused deforestation emphasized in MAAP, there is also natural Amazonian forest loss. The causes include meandering rivers, wind storms (see MAAP #70), and the subject of this report: landslides. Amazon landslides may be caused by heavy…