Category Archives: environment

Farewell to Galapagos

On our last day in Galapagos we got a quick tour of some attractions in the highlands, accompanied by Maria Elena, a local guide. We visited a farm in the highlands where giant tortoises come and go to feed and … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine National Park reopens!!

Chile on Wednesday reopened a national park scorched by a major wildfire that broke out last week, the country’s president said. The fire, which has consumed some 36,000 acres, more than 14,500 hectares, is extinguished in most places, and the … Continue reading

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Chileans protest hydroelectric dam development in Patagonia.

A massive project of several dams on two rivers and costing $3.2 billion has been approved by Chilean government in May this year. The future site of this project is no other than pristine southern Patagonia, a region of South … Continue reading

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San Diego Zoo is going wild in the Peruvian Amazon.

San Diego Zoo Global is going to take over the managing of the MANU Biosphere Reserve in the Peruvian Amazon this summer. The reserve includes biological station of Cocha Cashu where conservation and research take place. The collaborative effort together … Continue reading

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