200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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Poorly planned tree-planting efforts may risk actually adding to climate change and cutting biodiversity, research on a campaign in Chile finds.
June 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Chile's neoliberal government offers a look at how the relationship among science, the environment, and the state can affect public trust.
Dec. 27, 2018 • ~7 min
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Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.
Dec. 2, 2018 • ~5 min
MIT alumni and the MIT-Chile Program are bringing unique learning opportunities to Chilean high school students in a partnership with two major Santiago universities.
Nov. 1, 2016 • ~11 min
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