Q&A: “The Battle for Patagonia Has Just Begun” in Chile

Inter Press Service: The HidroAysén hydroelectric project in Chile’s Patagonia region is causing "a credibility crisis for institutionality and (President) Piñera," environmentalist Sara Larraín told Tierramérica. Tens of thousands of Chileans have joined in protests against a bill will affect six national parks, 11 national reserves, 26 priority conservation sites, 16 wetlands and 32 private protected areas in Patagonia and seven other regions, according to its opponents. On May 9, the Environmental Assessment......

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