Wildlife + Flora

South Georgia declared rodent-free

The UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia is officially declared free of rodents for the first time since humans arrived on the island over 200 years ago• Scottish-based charity the South Georgia Heritage Trust and its USA counterpart the Friends of South Georgia Island raised £10 million to finance the Habitat Restoration Project to eradicate invasive rodents• Covering 108,723 hectares (1087 km2), the Habitat Restoration Project is more than eight times larger than

Published 11th May 2018
Antarctica
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University team discover new butterfly species in Corrientes

A group of researchers from Argentina's National University of the Northeast (UNNE), conducted a study of diversity of diurnal butterflies in the the Paraje Tres Cerros Private Natural Reserve in Corrientes, creating the first such inventory in the province. 2The scientific work provided data on an area in the province never studied before.

Published 11th May 2018
Argentina
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Chile's Unmissable Summer Festivals

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Chile in the summer months (November - March). Here are some established summer festivals that will enhance you time in Chile.

Published 11th Apr 2017
ChileEaster Island
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Chile's 10 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

What is a Biosphere Reserve? UNESCO describes them thus: "Biosphere reserves are areas comprising terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems. Each reserve promotes solutions reconciling the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use.

Published 5th Apr 2017
Chile
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