Wildlife under threat from fires at Ibera National Park

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Photo: Matías Rebak/Fundation Rewilding ArgentinaPhoto: Matías Rebak/Fundation Rewilding Argentina
 
 
By Antonia González

Drought and high temperatures, coupled with out-of-control intentional burning practices, led to massive fires last month in the northern Argentine province of Corrientes that have so far consumed nearly 60 percent of Iberá National Park. The fires threaten South America's largest wetland, along with its grasslands and forests that are habitat for diverse wildlife, including a host of endangered species.

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Two rehabilitated condors released in Patagonia National Park

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 Photo: Cristian SaucedoPhoto: Cristian Saucedo

 
By Antonia González.
 
It took months for Pumalín and Liquiñe, the two condors that were undergoing rehabilitation in Patagonia National Park, Aysén Region, to fly free again.
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The state as custodian of nature

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Central Valley, Chile. Photo: Ximena Salazar Central Valley, Chile. Photo: Ximena Salazar
 
 
By Pia Weber
 
Overexploitation of the environment, privatization, pollution, lack of access to beaches, rivers and lakes, among many other things, are signs that the current Chilean Constitution, and the laws that have been passed in accordance with it, have not been able to guarantee due protection of nature.
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The reasons why in the U.S. it is recommended to avoid consuming salmon produced in Chile

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Ecoceanos News - Salmon production from southern Chile was rated with a red note by SeafoodWatch, a Monterey Bay Aquarium program that observes the conditions in which salmon farms operate in the world and that every five years prepares a report of recommendations regarding the production of these species.
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Preet Chandi completes solo journey to the South Pole

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Preet Chandi is the first woman of color to complete a solo crossing of Antarctica. Photo: SUPPLIEDPreet Chandi is the first woman of color to complete a solo crossing of Antarctica. Photo: SUPPLIED
 
 
By Antonia González
Translated by Holly Pepper

Only a handful of female adventurers have completed solo, unsupported expeditions to the white continent. The first was Norway's Liv Arnesen who skied to the South Pole in 1994, followed by France's Laurence de la Ferrière who crossed Antarctica solo. 

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