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How to reintegrate ourselves into nature in the process of deconfinement?

There already are several communities in this country, beginning to lift restrictions under the deconfinement plan. However, there is a series of regulations concerning practicing outdoor sports...

Escazú Agreement and its implementation in our country

  It is not unknown to anyone that in Chile there are controversies of a socio-environmental nature, cases such as the emblematic energy project "Alto Maipo" in the Metropolitan Region and the...

Changes of the Glacier Colgante Morado between 1932-2019

    Glaciers of the central Andes of Chile are a crucial freshwater resource for down-stream communities for drinking water or water for agriculture, mining or industry. Normally, the...

GlacierHub, from Columbia University, highlights the work of Fundación Glaciares Chilenos

The American website, which depends on the Earth Institute of Columbia University, detailed the work carried out by our NGO and highlighted the effort we make with the care of glaciers in Chile. At...

Väinö Auer: the Finnish explorer who traveled the fjords of Tierra del Fuego

To be immersed in one of the most beautiful corners of Tierra del Fuego Island, a place secluded from the world, and which for a long time was one of the best kept secrets of the Kawésqar. For those...

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Did you know that the Chilean Patagonian glaciers are of unequaled beauty?

Large rockfall near the Mesón Alto glacier

Large rockfall near the Mesón Alto glacier

Today these photographs of a large rockfall occurred in the vicinity of the Mesón Alto glacier, near Embalse El Yeso, the main source of water in the Metropolitan region, have been circulating in various media. At the moment, we do not know if this rockfall occured...

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