South & Central America & The Caribbean

International Meeting to Protect the World's Sharks Convenes in Costa Rica

The second Meeting of Signatories to the Convention on Migratory Species Sharks MOU is taking place in San José, Costa Rica, from 15 to 19 February.

15 February 2016

Why the world needs zoos

The ongoing extinction crises shows that zoos are needed - even for common species.

The Guardian

08 March 2017

La última región salvaje de Argentina

Visita a El Impenetrable, una zona perdida al norte del país, fue propiedad privada y ahora está a punto de convertirse en parque nacional

08 March 2017

Tausende tote Fische an Pazifikküste angespült

An der Pazifikküste von Costa Rica sind unzählige tote Fische angespült worden. Die Ursache des Massensterbens ist noch unklar.

17 February 2017

15 razones para viajar a Belice

De bucear entre rayas y tiburones nodriza en el Caribe a escalar pirámides mayas en mitad de la selva, pistas para descubrir el país centroamericano.

16 February 2017

Camera traps proving to be powerful tool for studying endangered species in remote locations

In 2015, a team of researchers left 21 camera traps on a previously unsurveyed ridge in Peru’s Sira Communal Reserve for six months to capture critically endangered species.

15 February 2017

New shark of the Caribbean

Marine wildlife researchers have found a new species of shark in the waters off the coast of Belize. The WWF says the revelation serves as a conservation message.

15 February 2017

Cuba Presents Plan 2016-2020 to Protect Its Biodiversity

Cuba presented today its plan for the preservation of its flora and fauna, a strategy under the auspices of the UNDP with 20 concrete actions by the end of this decade.

08 February 2017

Scientists report possible new hammerhead shark species

"Our finding of a new species in Belize highlights that there could be more undescribed ones out there, each one facing a unique set of threats," said marine scientist Damian Chapman.

02 February 2017

Más de 120 ecologistas han sido asesinados en Honduras desde 2010

Global Witness denuncia que “altos cargos políticos y élites empresariales” están ligados a una “violenta represión” de activistas

01 February 2017