They aim to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and decrease biodiversity losses.
Despite being sanctioned by Peruvian environmental authority (OEFA) Petro-Peru has allegedly pumped more crude and caused an oil spill in the Loreto region.
The government of Peru has passed a resolution that bans fishing of giant manta rays in its waters and requires fishermen to release any accidentally caught mantas immediately back into the ocean.
Peruvian Tropical Pacific Sea, a biodiversity hotspot is expected to receive protection following measures taken by Ecuador, Cuba and Chile to protect their environment.
CAIASA soybean complex is a model of clean development, free of fossil fuels, with practically no waste products and can process 4,5 tons of soybeans a day.
Located in Isla Colon the 83 acre eco community will host 120 homes.
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.
Talks have begun between Chile and the widow of an American billionaire over the donation of a vast nature reserve in southern Chile.
BioLite has developed a home stove that can replace cooking fires, give access to electricity and replace kerosene lamps.
Even if Obama is leaving office soon he will forever be immortalized in the species scientists have named after him.
Study says the jaguar, white-lipped peccary and Baird's tapir would be under higher threats of extinction when the canal is built.
Italian composer Luduvico Enaudi played an original piece in a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean to ask for its protection.
Ahuisculco residents urge officials to designate mountain spring area as off limits to development.
German and Mexican scientists have been investigating the importance of this area for biodiversity even 200 million years ago.
Desert mangroves can store massive amounts of carbon, they are crucial for the coastline ecosystems and human population. A scientific study focused only on Mexican mangroves.
Brazil’s environmental regulator rules the dam’s backers had failed to supply information to show its social and environmental impact
New research shows 83% of the world lives under light-polluted skies, this can damage human's health.
With the recent earthquake in Mexico, the national seismological institutes are asking how well prepared are Latin American countries when it comes to natural disasters
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.
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