Global climate change and local aquaculture

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Editors Note: The following is from Issue 21.
 
By Tarsicio Antezana
 
Global climate change caused by the increase in greenhouse gases requires greater knowledge of ecosystems and major changes to extraction and the way natural resources are used in Chile.
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World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

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The following is an edited, abbreviated version of the statement released in November 2019, and so far, signed by 13,273 scientists from 156 countries.
 
Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” We declare, clearly and unequivocally, that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.
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An open letter from Luis Sepulveda to President Sebastian Piñera

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Rio Baker. Photo: Jimmy LangmanRio Baker. Photo: Jimmy Langman
 
 
Note from the editor: The following is an open letter written by the late writer Luis Sepúlveda (translation here by George Chambers) in protest of the HidroAysen project, and published on our website on May 10, 2011. At that time, we hadn’t yet launched the first edition of our magazine and as such we didn’t have many readers, yet the letter went viral anywat and was read and shared by tens of thousands of people in Chile and around the world.
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Sounding the alarm on climate change: Interview with Bill McKibben

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Bill McKibben. Photo: Nancie BattagliaBill McKibben. Photo: Nancie Battaglia 

 
Editors Note: The following is from Issue 21.
 
His first book, The End of Nature, published in 1989, was one of the first books written for a general audience about global warming and has been translated into 24 languages. It was a wakeup call to avert the disastrous impacts of man-made climate change. It also set Bill McKibben on a path to becoming perhaps the most important environmental writer of our time. Yet, he told the Los Angeles Times in an interview earlier this year, when that book was first published, he and others thought climate change would not begin to manifest itself until 2080 or 2100. “What surprises me, always and forever, is just the speed with which things are happening,” says McKibben. “To see the planet unraveling before your eyes is shocking.”
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Aysén region: A paradise for its diversity of fungi

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Entoloma necopinatumEntoloma necopinatum
 
 
Text and photos by Dinelly Soto
Translated by William Young
 
The beauty of the natural heritage in Chilean Patagonia is almost self-evident. Its rivers, waterfalls, climbing routes, hiking, geodiversity, forest and species of iconic fauna make its places from north to the south truly unique destinations. 
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