Latin America

The world’s most biodiverse region is at a turning point.

Latin America is a biodiversity powerhouse and the largest food-exporting region on the planet; yet its deforestation rate is triple that the rest of the world. More than 80 percent of its tropical species have been lost in the past 40 years, and every eighth person lacks access to clean drinking water.

Our purpose in Latin America is clear: to protect biodiversity and safeguard the future of humanity. At this critical turning point, our water, food security, and economic and social stability are crucial for our survival.

Discover how our freshwater, oceans, lands and infrastructure conservation strategies are protecting nature and people in Latin America.


Latin America Conservation Council

What challenge could bring together more than 30 CEOs and political leaders? Conservation, of course! The Nature Conservancy has convened a group of influential individuals who will collaborate on the design and implementation of a set of projects aimed at addressing the region’s most pressing issues: water security, food security, and infrastructure development.


Learn more about the 15 countries in Latin America where we work to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends.

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