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Santuario de la Verónica, new Private Conservation Area

We reproduce the note published in The Republic on July 13, 2016. The area of ​​the Veronica Sanctuary, where a forest of high Andean trees, mammals and species of plants for artisanal use survive, has been considered a Private Conservation Area (ACP). This title that today bears, was granted by the Ministry of the Environment through Ministerial Resolution No. 177-2016-MINAM published in the official newspaper El Peruano. This publication states that the "Santuario of la Veronica", located in the Olmirón sector of the Vilcanota Valley, district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba (Cusco), will be recognized as ACP for a period of 20 years. It establishes, as the document indicates, as a general objective to preserve the area of ​​20,793 hectares where the relict mixed forest of the inter-Andean valley, which,...

UNSAAC Biology Students’ Visit

Last January, students of the Biology faculty of the National University of San Antonio Abad of Cusco (UNSAAC) paid a visit to the Sanctuary of Veronica to inspect the area's own biological diversity. For this, some remained in the Sanctuary examining, mainly, the own flora of the place. Here we hear some of his testimonies: [mkdf_blockquote text="The Private Conservation Area of La Verónica is one of the most incredible places in the Cusco region, a short research trip thanks to the research initiatives of ACCA (Association for the Conservation of the Amazon basin) related to the study of birds, Has allowed us to understand that the large number of bird sightings, the succession of Forests of Uncas and Pinos, the cozy atmosphere of this place and...

Machu Picchu’s bear

The spectacled bear is one of the species we can find in the Sanctuary. Here, a brief note of "La Republica" on it. In our country, we have the pride of having a biodiversity as beautiful as it is mysterious. However, there are species that inhabit the territory beyond the borders, such as the Andean bear. This is the only bear in South America and is endemic to the tropical Andes, from Venezuela to southern Bolivia. In addition, it is also known as a spectacled bear or, in the Quechua language, ukuku. But of all these data, the considerable here is that the Andean bear is an important part of the Andean and Amazonian worldview. As an integral part of the strategy for the conservation of the Andean...

Investigation in Protected Areas

We reproduce this entry originally posted in La Republica. The steps to follow are established by the Sernarp. "The route to conduct research in the PCA" is the name of an interactive document that offers a complete guide of the procedures and requirements to natural or legal persons interested in conducting an extensive field study within the protected natural areas of the Peru. The information, prepared by the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sernanp), also reveals how to report on the obligations and commitments that are assumed with such authorization. How to start? After defining the research topic to be developed, the methodology and the scope of study that comprises, two routes must be taken into account to process your application before requesting research...

Key Pieces of Music

The second portion of the method to put music to iPod is receiving the data onto your iPod. A lot of the songs just sounds the exact same. Moreover, if you know you're going to be listening to music on just one headphone, it's good to have instruments mixed in one speaker. As you're able to see, how to put music to iPod is quite an easy procedure. As seen previously, music plays an extremely important role in our daily life. It's an easy pleasure. Finally, it acts as a symbol or message that indicates the occurrence that's going on in a specific location or occasion. YouTube Music is...

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