Home / news / Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra launched a campaign on Thursday to reforest the Machu Picchu archeological site in order to protect it from mud slides and forest fires. Vizcarra has pledged to plant one million trees in the 35,000-hectare protected archeological complex

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra launched a campaign on Thursday to reforest the Machu Picchu archeological site in order to protect it from mud slides and forest fires. Vizcarra has pledged to plant one million trees in the 35,000-hectare protected archeological complex

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra launched a campaign on Thursday to reforest the Machu Picchu archeological site in order to protect it from mud slides and forest fires. Vizcarra has pledged to plant one million trees in the 35,000-hectare protected archeological complex

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6 comments

  1. Wait, a president with common sense…?

  2. I thought an airport was supposed to go in right next to it….

  3. Good luck to them. It is an important cultural heritage site and the mere fact that it is a series of hills/mountains means soil degradation is inevitable. Any steps they can take to reasonably protect the place are a gift to future generations

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