Scarlet Macaws - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Reintroducing scarlet macaws in Mexico

Scarlet macaw numbers have greatly reduced in Mexico due to habitat loss and poaching of eggs, chicks and live birds for the illegal pet trade.

Community Conservation of Chapara River-turtles in Ecuador

In 2008, WCS Ecuador started collaborating with nine indigenous communities and the Ministry of the Environment to protect charapa river-turtle populations in Yasuní National Park.

Management and conservation of Yellow-spotted River Turtle in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador
Vulnerable River Turtle Populations Are Now Recovering in Ecuador
Poachers and Protectors: The Story of the Scarlet Macaw in Honduras
Conserving Big Cats: Communities protecting the majestic jaguars in Bolivia
Conserving jaguars through ecotourism

In 2013, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) supported Community Advance Association in partnership with the Traces Association into establish a community ecotourism project in Bolivia.

Wildlife traffickers thrive on Guatemala’s murky border with Belize