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Montevideo, August 8th 2022 - 23:21 UTC

 

 

Argentina and Chile lobby for a Marine Protected Area west of Antarctica Peninsula

Wednesday, August 3rd 2022 - 08:32 UTC
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Argentine and Chilean relations have not been traditionally smooth given the several borderline disputes both in land and in the sea, but there is a chance that this rivalry turns into a biodiversity milestone, with the joint proposal to create a Marine Protected Area in waters next to west Antarctica Peninsula and south of the Scotia arc, a project in which the Chilean Antarctic Institute and Argentina's Antarctic Institute have been working on since 2012. Read full article

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