South & Central America & The Caribbean

Corredor Biológico en el Caribe ampliará acciones en Cuba

Una ampliación de las acciones del Corredor Biológico en el Caribe (CBC) en la geografía cubana anunció el doctor Nicasio Viñas, coordinador de esa iniciativa, considerada hoy como valioso ejemplo

14 January 2016

Hydro dam boom threatens a third of the world's freshwater fish

Plans to build huge dams in the Amazon, Mekong and Congo could devastate freshwater biodiversity in these tropical river basins, say ecologists

08 January 2016

Peru to protect world’s largest-known population of giant Manta Rays

On December 31, 2015, Peru’s Ministry of Production passed a resolution banning fishing of manta rays, according to a release by WildAid, a nonprofit organization.

07 January 2016

Barrages hydroélectriques: la biodiversité en péril

Les barrages hydroélectriques pourraient détruire la biodiversité des grands bassins fluviaux

07 January 2016

Expansion of Brazilian "Songbird Forest" Reserve Protects Some of the World's Rarest Birds

The Brazilian conservation group Fundação Biodiversitas, with support from American Bird Conservancy, has secured a tract of vital Atlantic Forest habitat for the Stresemann's Bristlefront, listed

05 January 2016

2015/029: 2a Reunión de Signatarios (MOS2) del MdE sobre Tiburones Migratorios - Confirmación de la Sede en San José, Costa Rica

Junto a la Notificación 2015/022, la Secretaría de la CMS, en su calidad de Secretaría Interina del Memorándum de Entendimiento sobre la Conservación de Tiburones Migratorios (Tiburones MdE), se co

03 December 2015

El declive de las mariposas monarca

"¿Qué hemos hecho que nuestros seres queridos no llegan?

15 November 2015

Protecting the environment with sea turtle power

A tiny fishing village in Mexico used to be the center of the country's sea turtle slaughter industry. Now, it's become an ecotourism haven - thanks to a different kind of turtle power.

10 November 2015