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Patagon Journal is a bilingual magazine, in English and Spanish, about nature, culture, travel and outdoor sports in the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina. Our overall mission: to build a greater appreciation, understanding and environmental protection of Patagonia and the world’s last wild places.
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Issue 10 - Special Tribute to Douglas Tompkins

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For this edition of Patagon Journal, the sad news in December that a kayak accident took the life of conservationist Douglas Tompkins prompted a necessary change in our plans. Tompkins has saved more of Patagonia’s wild places than anyone; he is perhaps the greatest wildlands philanthropist the world has ever seen. 

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Douglas Tompkins: Passion for Nature (1943-2015)

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Called by the indigenous Tehuelche “El Chelenko,” Lago General Carrera in the Aysen region of Chilean Patagonia, the second-largest lake in South America, is a glittering, gorgeous jewel with awesome hues of blue. Like the rest of Patagonia, it is also prone to wide swings in the weather. The winds can swirl about at tremendous speed, turning the lake into a veritable sea with leaping waves. And so it was on Tuesday, when Douglas Tompkins together with five others, including his longtime friend and partner in outdoors adventures, Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia Inc., set out to kayak the lake but were tragically overcome by Patagonian nature. 
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Call for Proposals: Climate Change in Patagonia

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Call for Proposals: Climate Change in Patagonia. Deadline: January 15th
 
Climate change is affecting Chilean and Argentine Patagonia in myriad ways.  Unprecedented drought, glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs), and declining production of krill for threatened species like whales are just a few examples of its effects on this remote, southern corner of the globe.
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