Wild Chile

Photo: Claudio Sepúlveda Geoffroy, Cada día un nuevo amanecer (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Chile – 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. BackgroundChile made great strides in land and sea protections …

Chile Links

Chile flag What would locals like others know about Chile? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesChile’s bold new government – LNLWhat I Know About Gabriel Boric – @amerquarterlyLeftist millennial wins election as Chile’s next president – APCan ecotourism help preserve Chile’s Pehuenche way of life?Chileans want a more equal society. They’re about …

Chile

Photo: NASA Marshall, Ojas de Salar in the Atacama Desert (Some rights reserved) Chile is located between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east and the Drake Passage in the far south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps HeadlinesChile …

Rapa Nui = Easter Island

Photo: MMAChile (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Chile’s Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Recommended Listeninghttp://www.radiolab.org/story/what-happened-easter-island-new-even-scarier-scenario The Centro de Recepción de Visitantes de la Aldea Ceremonial de Orongo, is a new visitor center located at the entrance to the Orongo Ceremonial Village, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Rapa Nui National Park and the most …

Chiles

Photo: Jalapeños Capsicum annuum is a species of the plant genus Capsicum (chiles or peppers) native to the Americas. HeadlinesWhere is the Chili Pepper Capital of the World? – Oaxaca Cultural NavigatorChilhuacle, el renacer del chile oaxaqueñoChile mixe, desde tiempos prehispánicos y aplicaciones no culinarias Embedded Tweets WikipediaCapsicum annuumPasillaPoblanoScoville scale Features Planeta.com

Chile en nogada

Photo: Andrea’s Chile en nogada Among our fave Mexican foods: Wikipedia: Chiles en nogada is a dish, traditionally served at room temperature with cold cream sauce, from Mexican cuisine. The name comes from the Spanish word for the walnut tree, nogal. It consists of poblano chilis filled with picadillo (a mixture usually containing shredded meat, …

Chile Hosts International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4

Poster Chile will host the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, which will be held in La Serena – Coquimbo September 4-8, 2017. Hashtag: #IMPAC4 The organizers are launching the official IMPAC4 Chile website that will provide the Marine Protected Areas (MPA) community, the basic information about the congress. The transdisciplinary nature of topics related …

Easter Island’s New Protected Marine Area (2017)

Photo: MMAChile News from Chile’s environmental ministry: In a historic vote, Rapa Nui approved the creation of 700,000 km2 protected marine area in Easter Island. The announcement was made during the innaugural day of the International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4. Due to their isolation and little connection with other islands, Easter Island’s coral ecosystems have …

Aymara

Indigenous Peoples The Aymara people live in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 1 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile. Their ancestors lived in the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca in the late 15th or early 16th century, and later of the Spanish in …