Get up-close to the birds and beasts of the forest – from the Andes to the Amazon
This tiny country is exploding with diverse habitats and wildlife, but is suffering from an alarming rate of deforestation. This photo gallery is a tour of reserves across Ecuador that are providing a safe haven for threatened species.
Capturing one of the world’s deadliest creatures, the Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis), in its natural habitat
The Chocó Rainforest in westernmost Colombia is a biodiversity hotspot, home to an incredible species: the Golden Poison Frog. Conservationists from Fundación ProAves are working with local people in this remote region to save the Endangered species from extinction Read more
Hummingbirds filmed in flight on Margarita Island, Venezuela – you’ll be amazed how fast these small creatures beat their wings: it’s between 38 and 78 times a second
Local conservationists for Asociación Civil Provita are working on Margarita Island to protect its threatened wildlife, put at risk by unregulated mining that’s destroying the dry forest habitat. Read more
Wildlife and landscape photography from Venezuela’s jewel in the Caribbean: Margarita Island
Margarita Island’s dry forest stretches down to its crystal blue waters: it’s here that conservationists from Provita are creating a safe have for the Yellow-shouldered parrot and the island’s other threatened wildlife. Read more
Landscape photographs capturing the beauty of a nature reserve’s tropical forests, mangroves and lagoons
These tropical forests, along the coral fringed coast between Guatemala and Belize in Central America, is protected thanks to conservationists from FUNDAECO. It’s a network of lagoons – home to manatees, dolphins and neotropical otters – with mangroves lining the waterways and creeks. Read more
Wildlife photography from a protected nature reserve nestled deep in the sub-tropical forests of northern Belize, Central America
This pristine rainforest in protected thanks to local conservationists, Programme for Belize, and is a hotspot for birders; the reserve is a haven for 390 species and welcomes 25 migrants, with knowledgeable guides on hand to help you tick-off your Life List. Read more
Nature and landscape photography from the wild mountains of the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, a vast one million acre protected area in Central Mexico
This striking landscape, in one of the most diverse regions of Mexico, is protected thanks to the conservation work of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG). It’s a melting pot where tropical forests meet temperate mountains and semi-deserts.