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.
Tree species in the Amazon rainforest are so many and varied that it would take three centuries to catalogue them, a major study has estimated.
Experts analyze how these fads played out in the region
The Marine and Coastal Investigation Institute of Magdalena confirmed the elevated death rates in Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta were caused by a lack of oxygen.
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.
With pollution levels at its highest the Ministry of Environment announced plans to reforest the area and fight pollution.
The International Renewable Energy Agency says renewable generation capacity increased 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate yet.
‘Deepwater Horizon’ and Leonardo Dicaprio’s ‘Before the Flood’ are among the list.
Conservationists plan to deploy the eggs this fall in Central America when the arribada or mass nesting occurs.
The Houseboat project hopes to find the saki monkeys, unseen for the last 80 years, in an unexplored Amazonian watershed.
Deforestation, racism, mining companies and the oil industries are among the topics.
Amazon's wildfire season began in July and will end in November, but this time most of the fires are far from being natural.
The projects help scientists to learn more about and find ways to protect these feared species.
The world now considers 3.6 million square kilometers of ocean as marine protected areas.
Here are 6 fat burning secrets most with those who maintain a lean body and reach/maintain ideal body weight.
Personal care products directly affect coral reef’s degradation, but this Mexican couple is already doing something about it.
It is likely 2016 will be the hottest year ever recorded, April was 1.11C warmer than in 2015.
The list includes diverse landscapes and Mexican Archipielago de Revillagigedo is one of them.
The UN World Health Organization says 6.5 million people die annually from air pollution, with nearly 90% of them occurring in low and middle-income countries.
Colombia is the third country with most primate species in the region, but most of them are threatened by deforestation, illegal traffic and hunting.
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