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South & Central America & The Caribbean

International Meeting to Protect the World's Sharks Convenes in Costa Rica

The second Meeting of Signatories to the Convention on Migratory Species Sharks MOU is taking place in San José, Costa Rica, from 15 to 19 February.

15 February 2016

Amazon primates face barriers in responding to climate change

  • Climate change will make the current ranges of most Amazon primates uninhabitable in the coming decades, forcing them to move.
03 December 2019

Brésil: 2000 km de plages polluées par une mystérieuse nappe de pétrole

Un désastre«d’une ampleur inédite». Des galettes de pétrole ont été observées sur plus de 130 plages.

09 October 2019

Keeping wild meat on the table

With traditional knowledge and scientific data, Indigenous hunters aim for healthy game animal and fish populations.

30 September 2019

Panthera: At least 500 jaguars lost their lives or habitat in Amazon fires

The fires ravaging the Amazon forest in Brazil and Bolivia this year have burned key habitats of at least 500 adult, resident jaguars as of Sept.

25 September 2019

La vaquita marina rehúsa extinguirse

Una expedición avista por primera vez este año a la marsopa más pequeña del mundo, al borde de la extinción.

12 September 2019

Bolivia: catastrophic wildfires devastate forest in echo of Brazil's Amazon crisis

Bolivia’s president announced he would interrupt his re-election campaign for a week to help coordinate foreign aid efforts

27 August 2019

Das müssen Sie zu den Bränden in Brasilien wissen

Wird durch die Katastrophe in Brasilien der Sauerstoff knapp? Und brennt dort nur unberührter Regenwald? Die neuesten Entwicklungen zur Lage in Südamerika.

27 August 2019