Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Photo: MMAChile Spotlight on Chile’s Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Recommended Listening http://www.radiolab.org/story/what-happened-easter-island-new-even-scarier-scenario The Centro de Recepción de Visitantes de la Aldea Ceremonial de Orongo, is a new visitor center located at the entrance to the Orongo Ceremonial Village, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Rapa Nui National Park and the most visited place …

Wild Chile

Chile Flag Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks, and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Chile. Chile made great strides in land and sea protections in 2017, expanding the country’s national park system by more than 3.3 million acres. Parks Official website: http://www.conaf.cl/noticias/parques Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CONAF Twitter: @conaf_minagri YouTub: https://www.youtube.com/user/conafchile https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/19/chile-route-of-parks-beauty-patagonia https://twitter.com/sernatur/status/958401467773345793 Marine Parks Chile designated several …

Chile

Photo: NASA Goddard, Ash on Snow Chile is located between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east and the Drake Passage in the far south. Headlines Chile opens spectacular 1,700-mile trail, connecting 17 national parks …

Chile Links

Chile flag Links related to Chile presented in somewhat random fashion Headlines Chile’s threatened forests – Patagon Journal Seminario Turismo en Cifras, una apuesta a futuro – Sernatur Douglas Tompkins dies after Chile kayak accident – Guardian In Patagonia, Caught Between Visions of the Future – NYT Patagon Journal patagonjournal.com Facebook @PatagonJournal YouTube Rutas Patrimoniales …

Chile Hosts International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4

Poster Chile will host the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, which will be held in La Serena – Coquimbo September 4-8, 2017. Hashtag: #IMPAC4 The organizers are launching the official IMPAC4 Chile website that will provide the Marine Protected Areas (MPA) community, the basic information about the congress. The transdisciplinary nature of topics related …

Easter Island’s New Protected Marine Area (2017)

Photo: MMAChile News from Chile’s environmental ministry: In a historic vote, Rapa Nui approved the creation of 700,000 km2 protected marine area in Easter Island. The announcement was made during the innaugural day of the International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4. Due to their isolation and little connection with other islands, Easter Island’s coral ecosystems have …

Aymara

Indigenous Peoples The Aymara people live in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 1 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile. Their ancestors lived in the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca in the late 15th or early 16th century, and later of the Spanish in …