Researchers have developed a new and more environmentally friendly way to create vanillin, the primary component of vanilla.
President Trump signed an executive order intended to roll back most of Barack Obama’s climate change legacy.
The Sumapaz páramo in Colombia is threatened by fracking as exploration areas have been delimited close by.
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.
This is what you need to know about his presidency’s proposed cuts and their effects.
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.
To fight the risk of extinction, scientists are using cutting-edge technology to safe coral reef ecosystems.
Equally important as reducing carbon emissions is preserving and restoring natural ecosystems such as the Amazon rainforest.
There are no more than 30 vaquitas left in Mexico’s Gulf of California and captivity might be their last resort.
The government and the Arhuac people are working together to protect their ancestral capital.
Researchers are using satellite monitoring to identify illegally caught fish.
The UN launched an unprecedented global campaign against ocean plastic as more than 8 million tons of plastic leak into the ocean each year.
Colombian ecologists will finally be able to assess the state of ecosystems that were off-limits to research and development.
Two Germans created a bad to prevent microfibers ending up in oceans.
The Matanzaz-Riachuelo river has been identified as one of the worst cases of industrial pollution in the world.
A 1,5-million-dollar investment hopes to preserve at least 600 hectares of land and create more than 50 direct jobs.
The Houseboat project hopes to find the saki monkeys, unseen for the last 80 years, in an unexplored Amazonian watershed.
Celsia Solar announces the opening of a solar farm on September in Yumbo, Valle del Cauca.
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.
Greenpeace’s report Clicking Green explores digital infrastructure’s renewable transition.
Mexican study published in Scientific Reports found little evidence that these type of measures improve air quality.
Between 2002 and 2016 the country lost its forests to agriculture and cattle ranching.
There are more than 40 mining concessions in mount Illimani.
Personal care products directly affect coral reef’s degradation, but this Mexican couple is already doing something about it.
The US Environmental Protection Agency released an analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species.
A two-year project aims to learn why hundreds of baby southern right whales washed up on the coast.
It aims to restore land to the way It was before humans dominated the planet.
With more than 15 wetlands in the city it is necessary to know why to protect them.
The UN and the region’s countries have crafted a blueprint for making their agriculture, food and nutritional security sectors more sustainable.
Since the 1990’s the rusty patched bumble bee’s population have plunged almost 90%.
The qAIRa project aims to measure pollution in La Oroya one of the most polluted cities in the world and the Madre de Dios region.
These are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable bags made from cassava root and natural resins.
Producers have given the bats a boost by changing the way they harvest blue agave.
The liter can be bought for 14 pesos.
With decomposition lasting as far as 500 years, plastic continues to be all around us.
This campaign aims to end the demand of turtleshell in Latin America.
More than 3,500 people from Córdoba in Colombia will stop cutting down trees and focus on sustainable production and agriculture.