From its glaciers and pristine hardwood forests to its rugged coastline and wild fjords, Chile’s Patagonia remains remarkably undisturbed by human activity. Its dramatic and varied features, which include hundreds of islands, estuaries, and channels, provide critical habitat for a variety of plant and wildlife species.
However, these ecosystems and their inhabitants do not enjoy the world-class protections they deserve. That must change, and this decade offers the Chilean government an opportunity to implement proactive conservation measures that can ensure the region’s sustainability for years to come.
Take our quiz to find out how much you know about Chilean Patagonia and why it deserves protection.