Morro Moreno National Park is located in the Mejillones Peninsula sector, Antofagasta Region, located in the Coastal Mountain Range between the municipalities of Antofagasta and Mejillones, in the province and Region of Antofagasta. It is located 65 kilometers north of the regional capital, its surface corresponds to a total of 7,313.89 hectares.
Since its initial colonization by Polynesian immigrants, its extreme isolation favored the development of a culture with unique features in the world, which has only been reconstructed thanks to the contribution of archaeology and ethnology. But where ist Easter Island?
The Chilean Government announced that as from Sunday, May 1, 2022, all the country’s land border crossings, located on the international borders with Argentina, Bolivia and Peru, will be reopened. Most of these complexes have been closed since mid-March 2020 as a precautionary measure due to the pandemic.
The Chilean National Park Kawesqar landscapes are a mosaic composed of mountain ranges, forests, glaciers, fjords, lakes, wetlands, and valleys that make up virgin ecosystems of unequaled beauty. It is one of Chile’s nearly untouched pieces of nature and habitat of a great diversity of species.
Deforestation is the second most important cause of global warming and is responsible for about 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is precisely where the REDD+ project comes in: It represents the efforts of countries to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Heidi Böttcher works for the project and talks about the benefits and activities in Chile in the interview with Andes Nativa.
In the high plateau of the Tarapacá Region, among volcanoes, lagoons and sacred hills of the Aymara people, is the Isluga Volcano National Park. This protected wilderness area, is home to one of the most impressive concentrations of biodiversity associated with the high Andean ecosystem.