UNEP’s Wild for Life campaign seeks to reverse the illegal trade in wildlife by raising awareness, enforcing stronger laws and helping local communities in stopping this trend.
The Chilean government announced a massive conservation campaign that will result in a network of national parks protected under strict regulations.
Colombia is the third country with most primate species in the region, but most of them are threatened by deforestation, illegal traffic and hunting.
The endangered tree is now being protected thanks to promoting the few sites where it flourishes.
There are no more than 30 vaquitas left in Mexico’s Gulf of California and captivity might be their last resort.
Colombian ecologists will finally be able to assess the state of ecosystems that were off-limits to research and development.
In South America researchers are using camera traps to study endangered species in remote locations.
A 1,5-million-dollar investment hopes to preserve at least 600 hectares of land and create more than 50 direct jobs.
60% of primate species in the world are in the brink of extinction and 75% have declining populations.
Mar de Juan Fernández is located 670km off the coast of Valparaiso.
With more than 15 wetlands in the city it is necessary to know why to protect them.
Since the 1990’s the rusty patched bumble bee’s population have plunged almost 90%.
Producers have given the bats a boost by changing the way they harvest blue agave.
The world now considers 3.6 million square kilometers of ocean as marine protected areas.
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru house the UICN’s endangered species.
Species like lionfish, capybaras, rats and goats are some examples that harm not only the environment but the economy.
Experts analyze how these fads played out in the region
The initiative intends to stabilize El Oro parakeets population and reverse their decline.
An international team of biologists identified the negative interactions between dam construction and biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Plantations of oil palm are causing not only environmental damage but violence around the globe. 4 out of the top 10 world producers are Latin American countries.