Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon.
World protected areas reach only 15% of its land but crucial biodiversity zones are left out.
An international team of biologists identified the negative interactions between dam construction and biodiversity and ecosystem services.
The scientific community claims that two thirds of the mammal’s will disappear by 2050
Peruvian Tropical Pacific Sea, a biodiversity hotspot is expected to receive protection following measures taken by Ecuador, Cuba and Chile to protect their environment.
German and Mexican scientists have been investigating the importance of this area for biodiversity even 200 million years ago.
The region's environment ministers agreed to promote the adoption of holistic measures towards the protection of biodiversity and develop regional cooperation.
A 1,5-million-dollar investment hopes to preserve at least 600 hectares of land and create more than 50 direct jobs.
Ecosystems, water, biodiversity and Colombian’s health are endangered by the growth of this activity.
877 species were found, 29 of which are endangered in Sierra la Laguna Biosphere Reserve.
Pigeons, African land snails and lionfish are some of the species threating the country.
A study at the Las Cruces Biological Station in Costa Rica shows that when forests are linked by continuous corridors of trees, pollination has a greater likelihood of success.
The initiative intends to stabilize El Oro parakeets population and reverse their decline.
Climate change will have a great impact on Latin America, a region with vast biodiversity and economies that are highly dependent on commodities
Protecting traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples can preserve biodiversity and improve the livelihoods of its people.
A team of scientists says we could use available technologies to learn and imitate the region's natural forms, processes and ecosystems, known as biomimicry.
Experts analyze how these fads played out in the region
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.