Organic markets in Chile proliferate

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 Huerta del Lago agro-ecological fair.Huerta del Lago agro-ecological fair.
 
 
By Caterinna del Río Giovannini
Translation by Taylor Ffitch
 
Every 15 days in the Patio Aire Puro, located on the corner of Decher and Independencia streets in Puerto Varas, local organic farmers and producers meet to sell potatoes, carrots, spinach, raspberries, bread, free-range eggs, even environmentally-friendly soaps, and many other products. “It has gone very well for all of us, a lot of people come. We plan to be here all year, every first and third Saturday of the month,” says Vicki Johnson, who organized and launched the Huerta del Lago agro-ecological fair in August.
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Cordón del Caulle: Forgotten tourism potential awaits

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Cordón del Caulle. Photo: Pablo LlonconCordón del Caulle. Photo: Pablo Lloncon
 
 
By Erwin Martinez 
Translation by Justin Mueller
 
You don't need to travel to Yellowstone National Park in the United States to find natural landscapes that have geysers, thermal rivers, active volcanoes and sulfurs, and at the same a fantastic playground for activities like skiing and trekking.
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Australia, your country is burning – dangerous climate change is here with you now

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In Australia, not only forests are burning, but entire towns, and endangered and precious animal species. Photograph: State Government Of Victoria Handout/EPAIn Australia, not only forests are burning, but entire towns, and endangered and precious animal species. Photograph: State Government Of Victoria Handout/EPA

 

This story originally appeared in The Guardian. It is republished here as part of Patagon Journal's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 350 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.

 
By Michael Mann
 
After years studying the climate, my work has brought me to Sydney where I’m studying the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.
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The Global Climate Fiasco: The future of the planet in the hands of merchants and bureaucrats

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This story originally appeared in Ecoceanos. It is republished here as part of Patagon Journal's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 350 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.
 
By Juan Carlos Cardenas
Translation by Ecoceanos
 
After thirteen days of frustrating negotiations, version 25 of the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 25) ended with the largest emitters of carbon dioxide and fossil fuel producers on the planet getting what they wanted: a weakened final text that postponed to COP 26 any progress in the commitments to contain the climate crisis and evidencing to the world´s public opinion a massive crisis of multilateralism in international relations.
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We need biodiversity-based agriculture to solve the climate crisis

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 Camino Puerto Aysén, Chile. Photo: Jorge BorquezCamino Puerto Aysén, Chile. Photo: Jorge Borquez
 
This story originally appeared in Truthout. It is republished here as part of Patagon Journal's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 350 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.
 
By Vandana Shiva
 
The Earth is living, and also creates life. Over 4 billion years the Earth has evolved a rich biodiversity — an abundance of different living organisms and ecosystems — that can meet all our needs and sustain life.
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