Environmental risks' impact on health accounts for 23% of all deaths per year. A WHO report examines how prevention measures can tackle the problem.
Using already existing technology Brazilian forest scientists develop scanners to help forest law enforcement.
A new study revealed that in 2015 contamination of the environment killed more people than wars
The scientific community claims that two thirds of the mammal’s will disappear by 2050
They aim to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and decrease biodiversity losses.
Despite being sanctioned by Peruvian environmental authority (OEFA) Petro-Peru has allegedly pumped more crude and caused an oil spill in the Loreto region.
The cities of Puno and Juliaca are known for their illegal wildlife trade and it’s alarming environmental authorities
The government of Peru has passed a resolution that bans fishing of giant manta rays in its waters and requires fishermen to release any accidentally caught mantas immediately back into the ocean.
Peruvian Tropical Pacific Sea, a biodiversity hotspot is expected to receive protection following measures taken by Ecuador, Cuba and Chile to protect their environment.
CAIASA soybean complex is a model of clean development, free of fossil fuels, with practically no waste products and can process 4,5 tons of soybeans a day.
President Horacio Cartes approved a legislation that facilitates deforestation in said country
Located in Isla Colon the 83 acre eco community will host 120 homes.
Plantations of oil palm are causing not only environmental damage but violence around the globe. 4 out of the top 10 world producers are Latin American countries.
The European country has stated that they will cut their financial aid to zero if Brazil does not reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Talks have begun between Chile and the widow of an American billionaire over the donation of a vast nature reserve in southern Chile.
BioLite has developed a home stove that can replace cooking fires, give access to electricity and replace kerosene lamps.
Even if Obama is leaving office soon he will forever be immortalized in the species scientists have named after him.
Study says the jaguar, white-lipped peccary and Baird's tapir would be under higher threats of extinction when the canal is built.
Italian composer Luduvico Enaudi played an original piece in a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean to ask for its protection.
Ahuisculco residents urge officials to designate mountain spring area as off limits to development.
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