Swordfish tagging in Chile
Swordfish tagging Swordfish tagging © Ralph Pace


Press Releases


Arlington, United States

LACC calls for investing in nature to reach the world’s 2030 biodiversity, climate, and sustainable development goals. New LACC Members champion equitable, nature-positive, carbon-neutral Amazon.


Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Latin American Conservation Council (LACC) defines exponential Nature-Based Solutions agenda for post COVID Green Recovery



Chicago, United States 

They challenge the different sectors to join for water in Latin America, they back it with $ 300 million pesos



Mexico City, Mexico 

They challenge the different sectors to join for water in Latin America, they back it with $ 300 million pesos



Bogota, Colombia 

A National and Multisectoral Coalition is Established in Colombia to Improve the Water Security of the Watersheds



São Paulo, Brazil

The international bank with the largest presence in Brazil and the largest environmental organization in the world decided to join efforts to promote the socio-economic development of the world's largest tropical forest in a sustainable way. 


Cancun, Mexico
During the United Nations Biodiversity Conference COP13, the state governments of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan, Mexico’s federal government representatives, civil society organizations and more than 50 companies committed to green growth and conservation in the Yucatan Peninsula by signing the Yucatan Peninsula Framework Agreement on Sustainability (ASPY).


Oaxaca, Mexico
Henry M. Paulson, Jr. and Roberto Hernández, co-chairs of the Latin America Conservation Council (LACC), led this year’s annual meeting in Oaxaca, Mexico, to review progress on innovative collaborations between the Nature Conservancy and Member organizations over the past five years. The Council focuses on the themes of Water Security, Sustainable Food and Smart Infrastructure, and the meeting celebrated solutions being deployed to date and proposed 2020 outcomes to build on successes achieved so far. 


New York, US
PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced “Water for the Planet,” a new collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds for the urban areas of Mexico City, Monterrey, São Paulo, Guatemala City and Bogota in the next seven years. 


Cali, Colombia 
Sharing a common vision to solve Latin America’s most pressingenvironmental challenges through science-based tools and broad-based public-private participation, the Latin America Conservation Council held (LACC) its 4th Annual Meeting in Cali, 6-8 November. Water Security, Food Security and Smart Infrastructure are the critical environmental issues the group is working on, proposing innovative solutions, together with The Nature Conservancy, for development that benefits both people and nature.


Alta Floresta, Brazil
Led by co-chairs Henry M. Paulson, Jr. and Roberto Hernández, the Latin America Conservation Council (LACC) convened at a location in the Amazon forest to review the solid progress made on the Council’s ambitious, multi-year agenda with the Nature Conservancy around Water Security, Sustainable Food and Smart Infrastructure. 


Quintana Roo, Mexico. 
During its 3rd Annual Meeting, the Latin America Conservation Council (LACC) renewed its commitment to address the greatest environmental and development challenges facing Latin America: Water Security, Sustainable Food Security, and Smart Infrastructure. The Council reviewed progress on its pilot projects and charted a course forward over the next three years, together with experts from The Nature Conservancy (TNC).