Wildlife first

Chile inaugurates huge marine reserves

New spaces will preserve vast tracts of land for wildlife and scientific research, prohibiting harmful industry throughout.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Chile’s new Tic Toc Marine Reserve will protect blue whales and other sea life. Photo via @yobranjud Category: Education - Enviroment

Flourishing fauna

New study shows Chile’s flamingos are thriving

 A comprehensive study by Chilean conservationists shows the flamingo populations are making a comeback in the north.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 The James’s Flamingo is native to South America and is one of the species tracked by CONAF. Photo by Category: Education - Enviroment

Seal of approval

Sustainability scheme highlights hotels in Northern Chile

Two forward thinking hotels become the first in the Antofagasta Region to be accredited for environmental and socio-cultural sustainability.

Monday, February 24, 2014 Alto Atacama is one of the hotels given a sustainability seal by SERNATUR. Photo via Alto Atacama / Category: Business - Enviroment

Stamp of Approval

Businesses champion sustainability in Chilean patagonia

Three hotels awarded Seal of Sustainable Tourism for their environmentally friendly business models at the edge of the world.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Ecocamp Patagonia, one of the business awarded the Seal of sustainable tourism by Sernatur. Photo vi Category: Business - Enviroment

Greener Chile

University in southern Chile recognized for environmental work

The Universidad de Magallanes won the national award for energy efficiency 2013 for its work improving the region’s energy consumption.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 The southernmost Chilean city of Punta Arenas is making strides toward energy efficiency. photo by A Category: Education - Enviroment
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