Patagonia garments, a family owned company started half a century ago, has decided that instead of going public it will be “going purpose”, this means dedicating all profits from the company to projects and organizations that will protect wild land and biodiversity and fight the climate crisis.
Flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas announced it would soon start operating flights from Trelew to Ushuaia and later to Calafate. These two airports will also have direct services to Córdoba and Calafate will be linked to Bariloche before the end of 2022.
The prestigious Current Biology journal Thursday carried a report on findings by Scientists in Argentina regarding a new giant carnivorous dinosaur found in the country, which has been named “Meraxes.”
The Mapuche Armed Resistance (RAM) Group has claimed responsibility for Monday's burning of the Forestry offices in the Argentine province of Chubut, with pamphlets of the radicalized organization scattered all over the area.
The shortage of diesel fuel, which at first affected only 8 provinces, has spread to the extent that Patagonia is the only region not yet going through a crisis, it was reported.
Peat and peat bogs are the most efficient ecosystem to fix and accumulate atmosphere carbon but are one of the least researched, according to the Chilean pavilion which opened last week at the Venice Biennal.
The traditional Argentine aluminum manufacturer Aluar has announced plans to invest US$ 130 million to expand its wind farm near Puerto Madryn, in the Argentine Patagonia province of Chubut. The new equipment is expected to be fully operational by December 2023.
Chile's Interior Minister Izkia Siches has conveyed her apologies to the Government of Argentina for statements that appeared to endorse the Mapuche claim to the Wallmapu, the indigenous ancestral lands which would challenge sovereignty over a large part of Patagonia.
Argentina's YPF Luz - the electricity division of the traditional state-owned oil company - has officially opened its third wind farm, Cañadón León, which is expected to supply 123 MW of renewable energy to the national system, it was reported Thursday.
Despite highly subsidized public rates, a long list of coerced consumer prices, relatively cheap fuel in the current global energy-short environment, the Consumer Price Index in Argentine Patagonia, mainly Tierra del Fuego, reached 3,6% in January, according to the latest report from the official stats office, Indec.