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

'I have a lot of enemies': the Honduran marine park rangers facing death threats

The tropical island of Roatán is a gold mine for tourism and fishermen but those protecting the reef want tougher laws to turn the area into a no-take zone

27 December 2017

Where Do Songbirds Go to Die?

After revolutionizing bird-migration science over the past decade, geolocation technology is poised to shine light on the field’s darkest mystery.

17 November 2017

Hunderte tote Schildkröten im Pazifik

Vor der Küste von El Salvador sind rund 400 tote Schildkröten entdeckt worden. Forscher gehen dem mysteriösen Massensterben auf den Grund.

03 November 2017

Rescue of the olive ridley sea turtle

Of the millions of eggs laid by the endangered olive ridley sea turtles on one Costa Rican beach, few survive both predators and poachers.

07 October 2017

Belize to create world’s first ray sanctuary

The government of Belize today announced the establishment of the first-ever nationwide ray sanctuary, motivated, in part, by data from Global FinPrint scientists at FIU.

05 October 2017

El gran criadero de las ballenas jorobadas

Ruta por la región colombiana de Bahía Málaga, un recóndito paraíso selvático a orillas del Pacífico donde cada año se pueden avistar, durante el periodo de cría, estos grandes cetáceos

04 October 2017