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Meeting with the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet

Chile Polo de Investigacion Subantarctica

Please read the article written by our Chilean Journalist, Fabian Campos (in Spanish). Thank you.

Grant Funded

A grant submitted by Dr. Tamara Contador (PI) to Instituto Antarctico Chileno (INACH) was recently funded--

The grant "Dípteros en regiones sub-Antárticas y Antárticas: ¿están listos para los cambios?" (Dipterans in sub-Antarctic and Antarctic regions: are they ready for the changes?) was funded approximately $77,100.00 US.

James H. Kennedy, UNT, and Peter Convey, British Antarctic Institute, served as International Collaborators with Dr. Contador on this grant.

The United States Ambassador to Chile Visits the Omora Ethnobotanical Park

The US Ambassador to Chile recently visited Omora Park. Michael Hammer, the ambassador, along with Dinah Arnett and Kimberly Gillen, met with the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program to discuss the research and future plans of the program. His trip began with his arrival to Puerto Williams on Monday, September 12, in order to partake in a tour at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park. He was met by the group of researchers that work in the Biosphere Reserve of Cape Horn.

Please read the original article written by Fabian Campos in Spanish below.

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