South & Central America & The Caribbean

Une réunion internationale pour protéger les requins du monde entier prévue la semaine prochaine

La deuxième Réunion des Signataires du MdE Requins de la Convention sur les espèces migratrices se tiendra à San Jose, Costa Rica, du 15 au 19 février.

08 February 2016

Drowning in rubbish, Lima sends out the vultures with GoPros

Kitted out with video cameras and satellite trackers, 10 vultures have been set loose over the capital of Peru to draw attention to the megacity’s overwhelming trash problem – though not necessaril

29 January 2016

Rare falcon egg seized from smuggler hatches and is returned to wild in Chile

Four albino peregrine eggs were seized from a convicted wildlife trafficker at an airport in Brazil. One survived to be returned to a nest on a Patagonian cliff face

28 January 2016

International Meeting to Conserve the World’s Sharks Taking Place in Costa Rica

The second meeting of the signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks is taking place in San José, Costa Rica from 15 to 19 February. It will be preceded by the first meeting of the Memorandum’s Advisory Committee under the chairmanship of John Carlson of the USA. The MOU is a non-legally binding instrument and was negotiated under the auspices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).

25 January 2016

Caribbean Biodiversity Overheated by Climate Change

The nearly 7,000 islands and the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea are home to thousands of endemic species and are on the migration route of many kinds of birds.

20 January 2016

Costa Rica Will Host Important Shark Conservation Meeting

The Second Meeting of Signatories (MOS2) to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks will be held in the capital city of Costa Rica in mid-February.

20 January 2016

2016/002: Première Réunion des Signataires du Mémorandum d'Entente sur la Conservation des Flamants des hautes Andes et de leurs Habitats

Le Secrétariat du PNUE/CMS est heureux d'annoncer que la première Réunion des Signataires du Mémorandum d’Entente sur la conservation des flamants des hautes Andes et de leurs habitats se tiendra à

14 January 2016

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