Colombia, Cumaral against mining

Democracy vs. Mining: The popular consultations in Colombia

The citizens of the South American countries are making their voices heard

climate change

Three years left to change the future of the planet

Former United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres explained how the year 2020 will be crucial for the battle against climate change

Mexico renewable energy

Chile, Mexico, and Argentina leading the way in renewable energy

These three Latin-American nations are paving the way for a better world

La Paz, Bolivia

Which Latin American cities are the most vulnerable to climate change?

Modification in precipitation patterns, deglaciation processes, and rising sea levels are some of the reasons why large urban centers represent great vulnerability

hydroelectric plants

Are hydroelectric plants the best solution?

The increase of hydropower plants in the Amazon could harm the world’s biggest rainforest

Amazon

Norway threatens to stop financing conservation of the Amazon

The European country has stated that they will cut their financial aid to zero if Brazil does not reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. 

Colombia Cámara Representante

Colombian legislators support the ratification of the Paris Accord

The South American country will soon present a bill to support its commitment to the COP21

Global coal consumption falls in 2016

The recent BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 had a surprising statement to make

electric cars

The true environmental cost of electric cars

The carbon footprint of these automobiles is far from being nonexistent

Polar bear

Polar bears will face their due date

The scientific community claims that two thirds of the mammal’s will disappear by 2050

 recycle

Easy recommendations to correctly recycle items in your house

There are many ways you can start a more environmental-friendly life and one of the most effective is to recycle

Hello deserts, goodbye people

Rising temperatures threatens to unleash a humanitarian crisis according to various sources

Is the Paris accord a deal no one wants?

Nicaragua, Syria, and now the United States are the only three countries to refuse to be part of the Paris Agreement

Chile renewables

Chile: An example when it comes to renewables

The South American country is considering becoming dependent only on renewable energy.

Be part of the change and reduce your plastic consumption

Plastic is a material that is commonly found in almost every item and it’s contaminating our environment

post-consumer waste

Colombia against post-consumer waste

Wondering where to throw away that old phone or drained batteries that are kept in a forgotten drawer in your house?

wildlife traffic

Peru: An illegal wildlife traffic route?

The cities of Puno and Juliaca are known for their illegal wildlife trade and it’s alarming environmental authorities

Latin America wind power market

Shift seen for Latin America wind power market

Latin America’s wind power market is changing with new players emerging, according to recent analysis.

Latin America pollution

Latin America: a continuous pollution alert?

In 2017, Latin America has been making headlines for its constant pollution alerts and it’s now raising concerns.

endangered species

Is there good news for endangered species?

Each year, the news reminds us of the environmental damage humans are constantly making but, fortunately, not everything’s bad news.  

Amazon River: Rose Dolphins

Amazon: Where are the dolphins?

Are the low number of pink river dolphins an indicator of threats for the whole Amazon region?

deforestation in Central America

Cocaine production and deforestation in Central America

'Narco-deforestation' has boomed in the region as the trade has been pushed out of Mexico and the Caribbean.

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