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Below are a few of the recent articles and blog posts written about Conservacion Patagonica and our projects.

Press: for more information about profiling Conservacion Patagonica's work, please contact us at info@conservacionpatagonica.org.

  • Tory, Sarah. “Q&A: US conservationist on her efforts to protect Chilean nature.” The Santiago Times 18 August 2013
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  • O'Connor, Mary Catherine. "Patagonia National Park comes into focus." Outside 29 Nov 2012
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  • Lowrie, Katharine and Dave. "5000 Mile Project: Shoots of recovery in Patagonia after a century of over-grazing." Independent 1 October 2012
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  • Moss, Chris. "Too dam fine to lose: a tour of Patagonia's Aisen region." Guardian 21 September 2012
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  • Moss, Chris. “Patagonia, Chile: a New National Park and Conservation Campaign.” Telegraph UK 4 April 2012
    Chris Moss writes about visiting the Patagonia National Park project, and discusses the implications of the Patagonia Sin Represas campaign.
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  • Galentine, Cassandra. “Conservacion Patagonica Aims to Preserve the Wild Beauty of Chile and Argentina.” Alternative Consumer 24 March 2012
    Galentine gives a general overview of the Patagonia National Park project.
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  • Nelson, Aaron. “In Patagonia, Caught Between Visions of the Future.” The New York Times 1 March 2012.
    Aaron Nelson delves into the controversy between conservation and development in the Aysén region.
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  • Beebe, Spencer. “The Future Patagonia National Park.” Ecotrust 23 March 2012
    Spencer Beebe gives a history of Chacabuco, and describes Kris and Doug’s plans for the landscape and wildlife recovery in the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • Lowrie, Katharine. “Saving 2 Million Acres of Wilderness.” 5000MileProject Blog 28 November 2011
    Katharine and Dave Lowrie, eco-adventurers on the run to raise funds for Conservacion Patagonica, blogged about their first encounter with Doug and Kris Tompkins.
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  • Darakjian, Gareen. “At Land’s End.” Pepperdine Magazine 8 April 2011
    A group from Pepperdine University visited the future park for a educational trip.
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  • “Best Hotels in Chile.” National Geographic Traveler 2011
    The Lodge at Valle Chacabuco, the small ecolodge in the future park, is named one of the top 12 hotels in Chile for 2011.
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  • Watkins, Thomas. “Penguins of Patagonia in Argentine National Park.” AP Worldstream 9 March 2011
    AP reporter Thomas Watkins visits Monte Leon National Park in Argentina, Conservacion Patagonica's first project.
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  • Gianetto, Kristie. “The Future of Patagonia.” Elevate Destinations 17 March 2011
    Kristie Gianetto blogs about her visit to the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • “Huemul Watching at the Future Patagonia National Park.” Patagon Journal 9 February 2011
    Patagon Journal, the magazine of Patagonia, features a story about watching huemul deer in the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • Pimm, Stewart. “Gigapanning Patagonia.” National Geographic News Watch 20 June 2011
    Duke professor Dr. Stuart Pimm records his impressions of the wildlife and restoration efforts at the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • Barraclough, Colin. “Back to Nature in Patagonia.” Financial Times London 11 September 2010
    The Financial Times of London profiles the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • Brick, Alison. “Building a New National Park in Patagonia.” National Geographic Traveler 18 May 2010
    Alison Brick interviews former Conservacion Patagonica ED Jake Blaine about the Patagonia National Park project.
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  • “Doug Tompkins, Kris Tompkins, and their Fight to Save Patagonia.” Daily Green 12 July 2010
    Conservacion Patagonica's work is profiled on the Daily Green.
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  • Symmes, Patrick. “The Beautiful and the Dammed.” Outside 14 June 2010
    Outside Magazine highlights the Sin Represas campaign while discussing the Patagonia National Park project.
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  • Tompkins, Kris. “Coming Back.” Patagonia Field Report Holiday 2009
    Kris Tompkins writes an essay for Patagonia, Inc about guanacos, fall, and park creation.
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  • Velásquez, Daniel. “From Shepherd to Park Ranger in Patagonia.” Patagonia Field Report Holiday 2007
    Biography of Daniel Velasquez, former gaucho and now Conservacion Patagonica park guard, in Patagonia, Inc catalogue.
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  • Hightower, Elizabeth. “Undiscovered Patagonia.” Outside November 2005
    Hightower describes the adventure and excitement of trekking through the future Patagonia National Park.
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  • Moraga, Javier. “Patagonia en Llamas.” Capital 5 February 2004
    An interview with Kris Tompkins exploring the practical and political bounds of conservation work in South America.
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Kris and Doug Receive the New Species Award from African Rainforest Conservancy
(4/30/12) Kris Tompkins, Conservacion Patagonica’s founder and president, says this is “the coolest award she’s gotten:” a newly discovered species of frog now bears the Tompkins name.
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