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

Trinidad and Tobago - CMS Party No. 127

CMS is pleased to welcome Trinidad and Tobago as the 127th Party to the Convention with effect from 1st December.

03 December 2018

2018/012: Nueva Parte a la Convención: Trinidad y Tobago

La Secretaría de la Convención sobre la Conservación de las Especies Migratorias de Animales Silvestres (UNEP / CMS) se complace en informarle que la Cancillería Federal de Alemania ha confirmado l

03 December 2018

Albatross Task Force leader wins major award with seabird-saving invention

We interview the leader of the Albatross Task Force in Argentina, Leandro Tamini, who has won the Marsh Award for Marine Conservation Leadership, which recognises people or organisations having a p

01 November 2018

El Salvador’s president urges U.N. support for proposed decade of ecosystem restoration

A proposal to devote a decade to promoting the restoration and rehabilitation of degraded landscapes worldwide edged a step closer to fruition at the U.N.

01 October 2018

Great Boost for Conservation of Grassland Birds and Flyways in the Americas

The Second Meeting of Signatories (MOS2) of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Conservation of Southern South American Migratory Grassland Bird Species and their Habitats took place from 24 to 25 July 2018 in the city of Florianópolis, at the kind invitation of the Government of Brazil. The MOU’s Action Plan was updated until the year 2023 and specific objectives were developed for the protection and sustainable management of grasslands which are of importance to migratory birds and the ecosystem services they provide.

03 September 2018

New way to save endangered sharks – and our seafood

By using a genetic tool called DNA barcoding, Brazilian researchers could help prevent illegal fishing of threatened shark species and hence help prevent the collapse of some fisheries.

22 August 2018

Toxic 'red tide' blamed for rise of manatee deaths in Florida

Manatees are dying in alarming numbers in Florida this year – the toll significantly increased by the “

21 August 2018