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Douglas Rainsford Tompkins, 72, one of the Earth’s foremost conservationists

Defender of nature Douglas Tompkins dies in tragic accident

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 14:34

Douglas Rainsford Tompkins, 72, one of the Earth’s foremost conservationists, died following a kayaking accident in Chilean Patagonia. Douglas and his wife, Kristin McDivitt Tompkins, have supported conservation projects which included acquiring roughly 2.2 million acres in Patagonia to make the world’s largest private nature reserve.

Worldwide Chile

Saving the Humboldt Penguin in Central Chile

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 17:52

Please help CODEFF achieve on the ground conservation by supporting their campaign #PenguinProject.

Americas Chile Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

The new Yendegaia National Park is the result of a long-time team effort (Julyinireland; flickr.com)

New National Park to be created in Chile

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 14:49

Chile will gain a spectacular new national park through a landmark public-private collaboration

Americas Chile Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

BirdLife in Objects, #3: A longline hook

BirdLife’s History in Objects: #3 “All Hands on Deck!”

Fri, 22/06/2012 - 15:04

Exciting personal accounts from an elite team of international high seas heroes. Venturing out to sea with local fishermen, the Albatross Task Force are who you call to save seabirds from accidental catching...

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Sinking a few in Chile with Albatross Task Force Instructor Luis Cabezas

Wed, 27/10/2010 - 08:32

Between the 4th August and 2nd September two ATF Chile instructors (including myself!) took to the high seas onboard a Chilean pelagic longline vessel that fishes for swordfish. What was our mission? What was our objective?

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