South America

South America is one of the richest sub-continents in terms of cultural and biological diversity; including indigenous peoples with strong historical ties to the region´s ecosystems, and which is also home to species such as the jaguar, piranha, anaconda and tapir.

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  • Kawésqar communities in Chile have protected their environment for centuries

    The Kawésqar legacy

    29.11.2017

    With governance diversity a key theme in conservation, our inspiring person this month is Carolina Huenucoy, the President of the Kawésqar community of Puerto Eden in patagonian Chile.  Read our interview where she talks about their community...

  • Lago Titicaca

    Mujeres Unidas en Defensa del Agua

    14.11.2017

    Es el nombre de  la Red creada en el Primer Encuentro Transfronterizo de Mujeres Lideresas del Lago Titicaca

  • UNFCCC COP23 - Law Day - Keep It Legal - IUCN Pavilion

    IUCN, Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23

    14.11.2017

    Last Sunday, in a rainy city in Germany, lawyers, students, policymakers, conservationists and private sector representatives from around the world gathered to discuss the future of the planet.  Led by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre, in collaboration...

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