Cannabis crops are causing deforestation in protected areas
Rising temperatures threatens to unleash a humanitarian crisis according to various sources
'Narco-deforestation' has boomed in the region as the trade has been pushed out of Mexico and the Caribbean.
Satellite imagery indicates that forest cover on dry parts of the planet is substantially higher than previous estimates.
A study finally shows how Peruvian forest loss declined after indigenous groups were granted titles to their land.
The Sumapaz páramo in Colombia is threatened by fracking as exploration areas have been delimited close by.
The Chilean government announced a massive conservation campaign that will result in a network of national parks protected under strict regulations.
Equally important as reducing carbon emissions is preserving and restoring natural ecosystems such as the Amazon rainforest.
The government and the Arhuac people are working together to protect their ancestral capital.
Colombian ecologists will finally be able to assess the state of ecosystems that were off-limits to research and development.
Mar de Juan Fernández is located 670km off the coast of Valparaiso.
Between 2002 and 2016 the country lost its forests to agriculture and cattle ranching.
There are more than 40 mining concessions in mount Illimani.
With more than 15 wetlands in the city it is necessary to know why to protect them.
Cattle ranching, agriculture, mining housing and tourism are among the causes and they could lead to a decrease in productivity and an imbalance in ecosystems.
The world now considers 3.6 million square kilometers of ocean as marine protected areas.
West Antarctica’s ice loss is taking new scales and pace and this satellite record shows it.
62,500 hectares of forest have been lost in only 4 years.
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru house the UICN’s endangered species.
This indigenous group is working with The Nature Conservancy NGO to protect the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
In the last 25 years we've destroyed 10% of the Earth's wilderness. 132,000 square kilometers per year have been lost since 1990, recent study says.
Amazon's wildfire season began in July and will end in November, but this time most of the fires are far from being natural.