The Nature Conservancy and artisanal fishing unions commit to conservation
The Nature Conservancy signed a working agreement with a key artisanal fishing union in southern Chile to promote and expand local marine conservation in the Pacific coastline off the Valdivian Coastal Reserve while safeguarding the livelihood of local fisahing communities. Read More
The Nature Conservancy announces the first successful verification of carbon credits in Chile from Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), from the Valdivian Coastal Reserve. Read More
Valdivian Coastal Reserve Celebrates 10 Years
The first week of November 2013 marks a decade since The Nature Conservancy took over 147,000 acres of Valdivian forest with the aim of protecting some of the world’s last temperate rainforests. Today, the Valdivian Coastal Reserve --located in southern Chile-- is considered a world-class conservation project. The Nature Conservancy and the local community are set to enjoy a month of activities to celebrate this important event. Read more
Chile's first Joint Consultative Council aimed at promoting the common conservation of publicly and privately protected areas was signed late September /early October in the Los Rios Region in southern Chile with the participation of The Nature Conservancy and the National Forestry Corporation CONAF. Read more.
Private land conservation in Argentina and Chile makes its voice heard at the 2013 Land Trust Rally. Conservancy staff from the Southern Andes attended this important event organized by the Land Trust Alliance, and shared their experiences with their US counterparts. Read more.
Conservation Action Plan launched by The Nature Conservancy and Chile’s Clean Production Council and platform created to protect rare Mediterranean habitats and safeguard water supply for millions of people. More information
The Nature Conservancy’s Southern Andes Conservation Program (SACP) was well represented at the 2013 World Water Week held in Stockholm, Sweden, with the participation of Maryann Ramirez, Conservation Manager for the Conservancy’s Chile program. Read More
Eco-innovation was the focus of the 10th Ibero-American Meeting on Sustainable Development held in July in Chile and attended by representatives from Peru, México, Colombia, Brazil, Chile and Spain. Read More.
Stephan Halloy, Science Coordinator for Southern Andes, has been with The Nature Conservancy for four years. He is an expert in climate change adaptation and is in charge of monitoring biodiversity for the Southern Andes Conservation Program. Read more.
From October 30 – November 2 in the rivers and seas of southern Chile. Read More
BHP Billiton and The Nature Conservancy announced a project to permanently protect an area recognized as a priority site for its biodiversity. Read More.
Camera traps deployed in southern Chile have revealed the presence
of the critically endangered Darwin's fox. Learn more about this amazing discovery.
We dived into the depths of the Pacific Ocean to gather key data in order to protect the marine wildlife and recover the productivity of the Valdivian coast in southern Chile. Read more.
Find out about sustainable fisheries in the Humboldt Current to protect their valuable fishes and wildlife. Learn more.
22 landowners have donated their property to create a new park in Zapallar. Learn more about this success
Established by the Chilean government in 2010, his Nature Sanctuary is located approximately 25 miles from Santiago. Learn More
The Conservancy helps local communities stay involved in sustainable, economically profitable activities that benefit people and nature. Read more
The results reveal surprisingly strong national awareness and support for conservation. Learn More