South & Central America & The Caribbean

Peruvian fishermen rescue baby whale from net

Footage has emerged of a group of Peruvian fishermen attempting to rescue a baby whale that had become tangled in a net.

26 July 2016

Un grupo de pescadores peruanos salva a una ballena

La cría de cachalote estaba atrapada en una red en la costa norte de Perú cuando fue encontrada.

26 July 2016

How to catch a poacher: Breaking Bad and fake eggs

Conservationists and law enforcement have struggled to catch the Walter Whites behind wildlife trafficking.

26 July 2016

Glacier retreat upsets river species balance

As global warming causes glaciers to melt, rivers lose their diversity of plants and animals at an alarming rate, scientists warn.

19 July 2016

The sea creature no one can find

The vaquita porpoise is considered the world's most endangered marine mammal.

BBC

13 July 2016

Bolivian expedition discovers 1,000th bird species

Expedition researchers have found thousands of species in Madidi National Park – and even uncovered some new ones.

08 July 2016

Amazon fires: Humans make rainforest more flammable

Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest more flammable, according to researchers.

BBC

29 June 2016

Los animales expulsados del canal de Panamá

Cae la noche en la antigua laguna de Cocoli, en la zona norte del Pacífico panameño.

El Mundo

25 June 2016

Brazil's giant dams risk destroying heart of the Amazon, says Greenpeace

Construction of 40 dams in the Tapajós river basin would severely affect indigenous people and is not justifiable economically, says new report

15 June 2016