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Blog By: Kate Ross (International Rivers) Patagonia is one of the few precious places on the planet where the array of natural beauty still defies human imagination. You are forced to think of new adjectives to describe the dramatic backdrop of snow-capped mountains and the glaciers that stand juxtaposed with green rolling hills and sheer [...]
Blog By: Amanda Maxwell (Latin America Advocate for the NRDC) “El Norte tiene el mejor potencial solar en el mundo. ¡En el mundo! ¿Pues por qué quieren represas en el Sur? Es una locura. Absolutamente una locura.” “The North of Chile has the best solar potential in the world. In the world! So why do [...]
Blog By: Craig Childs It was a good rain that morning in Aysén up a glacial tributary of the Rio Baker. Drips came down through the roof of a one-room house where a young man named Filipe Henriquez stood next to the crackling cocina telling me about how the privatization of water in Chile, [...]
Blog By: Juan Pablo Orrego (Patagonia Defense Council & Ecosistemas) People say that the “Patagonia Without Dams” campaign is epic. No wonder. This campaign is not only about saving two of Patagonia’s most magnificent rivers, the Baker and Pascua. It is not only about protecting the legendary, magical beauty of this planetary bio gem, its [...]
Three years ago, I had never even heard of the Baker River. Today, I barely go 5 minutes without talking, thinking, writing or worrying about it. My passion for it runs so deep that I often return to its shockingly blue waters while I sleep…I dream of its furious turquoise flow, the untouched mountains towering [...]
Each member of team Rios Libres comes from the Colorado Plateau. Read about the lessons learned from the Colorado River and how it inspired us to take action in Patagonia.