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El sendero es el último trabajo conjunto entre WCS y el gobierno de Chile para atraer el ecoturismo a Karukinka, un tesoro a nivel nacional, en su gran mayoría sin las huellas del hombre La expedición de WCS se llevará a cabo desde el 12 al 18 para atraer a empresarios de ecoturismo NUEVA YORK, NY (6 de abril de 2012)—Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) anunció la inauguración de un nuevo sendero que conectará las grandiosas mesetas a las zonas costeras rocosas en Karukinka, un área protegida de...
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Trail is latest collaboration between WCS and Government of Chile to attract ecotourism to Karukinka, a national treasure, largely untouched by the human footprint WCS Expedition planned April 12-18 to attract ecotourism entrepreneurs NEW YORK, NY April 5, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced the opening of a new trekking trail that will connect spectacular uplands to rugged coastal areas in Karukinka – a 294,999-hectare (728,960 acres) protected area, which WCS owns and mana...
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WCS and the Government of Chile collaborate on a new trekking trail on the island of Tierra del Fuego. The trail is intended to attract ecotourists to the Karukinka reserve, a national treasure largely untouched by the human footprint.
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WCS assists cashmere producers to minimize wildlife impacts NEW YORK (March 1, 2012)—The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds the efforts of Argentina’s Grupo Costa del Río Colorado cooperative in its first U.S. sale of “green” cashmere, produced through a system of sustainable practices that protects guanacos, rheas, Andean cats, and other wildlife of the windswept expanse of the Patagonian Steppe. With assistance from WCS’s Patagonian and Andean Steppe Program, the group has work...
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WCS helps a group of Argentine cashmere producers adopt sustainable husbandry practices that improve their livelihoods while also protecting the guanacos, rheas, and Andean cats that share their turf.
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Once numbering in the tens of millions, guanacos have dramatically declined  NEW YORK (June 10, 2008) –  The Wildlife Conservation Society has launched a study in Chile’s Karukinka reserve on Tierra del Fuego to help protect the guanaco –  a wild cousin of the llama that once roamed in vast herds from the Andean Plateau to the steppes of Patagonia.Today, the guanaco population has dwindled to perhaps half a million animals that live in highly fragmented populations due to habitat ...
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Four conservationists working on WCS-supported projects in South America’s last wild places have earned Whitley awards for their efforts to find win-win solutions for people and wildlife.
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