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Global Ideas: Peru - Protecting the rain forests

The Manú National Park in southeastern Peru is vast and remote. It stretches from the Andes into the Amazon basin. The biodiversity is immense.

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The area is also home to indigenous peoples such as the Machiguenga. A project run by the Frankfurt Zoological Society seeks to engage the residents of the park in contributing to the maintenance of the ecosystem and its biodiversity.