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

When in the Amazon, Please Do Not Punch the Dolphins

The “encontro das águas” (meeting of waters) between the dark Negro River and the light-brown Solimões River is impressive.

20 April 2017

Diez viajes emocionantes para ver animales salvajes

Del Ártico a la sabana africana, enclaves para observar osos polares, leopardos, gorilas o el mágico movimiento de las belugas

27 March 2017

Honduras, where defending nature is a deadly business

In the first in a series, Yale Environment 360 reports from Honduras where Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands and paid for it with her life – one of hundreds of victims in this disturbing

22 March 2017

Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting formal land rights to indigenous people living in the world's tropical forests is among the most effective, but underused, ways to stop illegal de

21 March 2017

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