Wild Argentina

Photo: Andrei: Bariloche (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Argentina – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. NatureMinisterio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable – https://twitter.com/ambientenacion – Facebook – YouTubeCentro de Investigacion y …

Argentina Links

Argentina Flag What would locals like others know about Argentina? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesUnprecedented drought fuels devastating fires in Corrientes ProvinceArgentina’s Tierra del Fuego Bans Salmon Farming – Wilson CenterArgentina criará novo Parque Nacional em TucumánHomestays in Argentina: how ethical holidays are protecting a way of lifeGhost Town Re-Emerges – …

Ischigualasto-Talampaya Natural Parks

Photo: Mazzali, Ischigualasto Rocks (Some rights reserved) World HeritageUNESCO: Ischigualasto-Talampaya Natural Parks are located in the northern part of central Argentina comprised of two adjoining protected areas. These are Ischigualasto Provincial Park (60,369 hectares) in San Juan Province and Talampaya National Park (215,000 hectares) in Rioja Province, jointly covering 275,369 hectares west of the Sierras …

Los Alerces National Park

Photo: nampelkafenahuel, los alerces (Some rights reserved) Breaking News (2017): The World Heritage Committee has just inscribed Parque Nacional Los Alerces (Los Alerces National Park) on the list of World Heritage Sites. Argentina has four national parks as world heritage site. This park will celebrate its 80th anniversary this year. Protected natural areas are … President …

November 6: National Park Day in Argentina

Photo: Gabriela Ruellan, Capybara (Some rights reserved) Argentina celebrates November 6 as National Park Day (Día de los Parques Nacionales). Key LinksParques Nacionales de [email protected] YouTube Embedded Tweets HistoryIn 1903 Argentina became the third country in America to promote the development of protected areas. The history of protected areas began 114 years ago, when the …