News Chile

One of Bristly's fourteen remaining companions. Female Stresemann's Bristlefront spotted by Ciro Albano

Say ‘no’ to extinction: saving Bristly and his 14...

Thu, 28/04/2016
Some species cling to existence on mere scraps of remaining habitat until… they’re gone. And once they’re gone, there is no turning back. But while those few individuals resist we have a chance to save them. A chance we are not going to miss.
Douglas Rainsford Tompkins, 72, one of the Earth’s foremost conservationists

Defender of nature Douglas Tompkins dies in...

Wed, 09/12/2015
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.

Saving the Humboldt Penguin in Central Chile

Mon, 16/11/2015

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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
Chile will gain a spectacular new national park through a landmark public-private collaboration
BirdLife in Objects, #3: A longline hook

BirdLife’s History in Objects: #3 “All Hands on...

Fri, 22/06/2012
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...

Sinking a few in Chile with Albatross Task Force...

Wed, 27/10/2010
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?