Confidus Solutions logotype

Confidus Solutions

Environment of Peru

In Peru, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 8.5% of the total energy use. Peru emits 1.8 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Peru is 30.

Forest

Total land area of Peru is 1,285,216 km2 (approx. 496,222 mi²). 687420 km2 of Peru's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 53% of all the land in the country.

Issues Peru faces

Currently Peru faces various issues, including deforestation (some the result of illegal logging), overgrazing of the slopes of the costa and sierra leading to soil erosion, desertification, air pollution in Lima, pollution of rivers and coastal waters from municipal and mining wastes.