Today is a historic day for conservation in Chile, as this morning, President Michelle Bachelet signed an agreement for the creation of a vast network of national parks and protected land in southern Chile, encompassing more than 11.1 million acres.
Opposing Destructive Hydroelectric Dams and Promoting Sustainable Energy in Chile
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.
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.
A victory was scored last week for wildlife conservation in Patagonia!
The Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve in the Lake District has finally, after a thirty year absence, welcomed home a dearly departed friend - the huemul deer!
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.
Chile has famously had its problems with reliable, sustainable energy generation - so which renewable options could benefit both population and environment?
What does responsible tourism mean to you? Are you a considerate traveller? You will be after reading our six tips!
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'!
The huemul is a species of deer exclusively native to the Patagonian wilderness and mountains. But this emblematic Chilean animal is in grave danger - read on to find out why and what is being done to keep the huemul safe and sound.