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Protecting Patagonia

Opposing Destructive Hydroelectric Dams and Promoting Sustainable Energy in Chile

On This Day in Patagonian History: The Glacier Republic

Perito Moreno Glacier in Calafate - Argentina

Did you know that there’s a mini-nation located somewhere amongst Chilean Patagonia’s vast expanses of crawling glaciers?

Well, there is! On March 5th, 2014, Greenpeace - never one for subtle gestures - used a loophole in Chilean law to declare that 8,800 miles of glacier-covered land was its own independent country - a “Glacier Republic” micronation.

Of Mosses and Men: Inside the Enchanting Miniature Forests of Cape Horn

Of Mosses and Men Inside the Enchanting Miniature Forests of Cape Horn

You’ll want to be careful where you step at the OMORA Ethnobotanical Park on Navarino Island in Tierra del Fuego. Located in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve - heralded as one of the most sustainable places on Earth - OMORA specializes in scientific research projects examining the biodiversity of the region. 

Sustainability in Chile – Why we are celebrating the America's largest marine reserve.

SUSTAINABILITY IN CHILE – WHY WE ARE CELEBRATING THE AMERICA'S LARGEST MARINE RESERVE

This week we are celebrating the fact that the Chilean government has announced the creation of one of the world's largest marine reserves. Sustainability and respect for the natural environment is something at the core of Cascada and EcoCamp and the experiences we offer.

Living Well

The governments of Bolivia and Ecuador have both made huge steps forward in protecting the natural world through officially recognising the rights of Pachamama, or Mother Nature. Read on to find out how they might be heralding the dawn of a new relationship with the natural world, and redefining what we mean when we speak of 'the good life'!

Time For Plan Bee

Chilean non-profit organisation ONG Plan Bee is on a mission to save our bees - find out why bees are crucial to human survival, and what bee-haviour can help safeguard their future.

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