South & Central America & The Caribbean

Reunión internacional para proteger a los tiburones del mundo convocada en Costa Rica

La segunda Reunión de Signatarios de la Convención del MdE sobre las especies de tiburones migratorios se celebra en San José (Costa Rica), del 15 al 19 de febrero.

15 February 2016

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

Elites blamed for violence against environmental activists

After the murder of at least 123 activists since 2009 military coup, the Global Witness group points to involvement of politicians and business moguls

31 January 2017

Chile schafft einzigartiges Meeresschutzgebiet

Chile hat im südlichen Pazifik ein 11.000 Quadratkilometer großes Meeresschutzgebiet geschaffen.

30 January 2017

Dams be damned, let the world's rivers flow again

The flawed development model of dam-building has continued around the world. It’s time to give permanent protection to free-flowing rivers.

09 January 2017