As fears increase over the 'explosive' spread of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned there could be potential for it to grow further due to the impacts from El Nino.

More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country’s national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its spread across the Am

Venezuelan frogs and toads are in critical danger due to climate change as rising temperatures complicate reproduction and spread a deadly fungus, say scientists, who liken the species to canaries

French diplomacy is fighting 23 years of entrenched positions in international climate talks as backroom negotiations continue with the aim of pushing through a draft agreement by Wednesday.

Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Colombia's armed forces have arrested 59 people in a major crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon.

Venezuela says it will cut the working day for public sector workers to five-and-a-half hours to conserve energy, down from eight to nine hours.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 rocked Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday night but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil — This Sept 15, 2009 file photo shows damage done to the Amazon rainforest in a deforested area near Novo Progresso in Brazil’s northern state of Para. (PHOTO: AP)

Global demand for gold is putting some of the most remote and pristine tropical forests at risk, scientists warn.