The fate of our oceans, and the livelihoods that depend on them, lies squarely in our hands. Latin America, with Chile as a would-be standard bearer, can lead the way.
Ecuador’s plans to extract Yasuní oil are still in place, but could there be trouble ahead for President Rafael Correa – and hope for Yasuní’s defenders – thanks to low oil prices?
Colombia proposes an ambitious plan that would establish the world’s largest ‘ecological corridor’, protecting vast swathes of Amazon rainforest stretching from the Andes to the Atlantic coast, with the help of Brazil and Venezuela.
New study shows that the majority of Amazonian deforestation in recent years has taken place in land owned by multinationals… Read more Large landowners and multinationals most to blame for Amazon destruction
Brazil 2014’s official mascot is Fuleco the three-banded armadillo, but critics say that organisers are not doing enough to use… Read more World Cup: Brazil hopes to score lasting goal with Fuleco the armadillo