Authorities in Ecuador have seized close to 200 baby tortoises native to the Galápagos Islands that are coveted in the exotic reptile trade.
Authorities in Brazil have seized thousands of live freshwater fish native to the country’s Amazon region that are commonly seen in the aquarium trade.
The sheer size of Colombia's reserves makes them a target for the illegal clearing, appropriation and sale of protected land.
More than half of Colombia is covered in forests, but rampant illegal logging is decimating the country’s woodlands.
A new investigation has revealed how large swathes of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest are being illegally sold on Facebook, with some listings advertising plots as large as 1,000 football fields. The…