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Guide to Patagonia's Monsters & Mysterious beings

I have written a book on this intriguing subject which has just been published.
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Thursday, September 30, 2010

"Glacier Law" approved by Congress

 

The Argentine Senate approved the "Glacier Law" (Ley de Glaciares) which restricts mining activities in Argentina forcing it to be environmentally friendly.

The law which is more permissive than the original project passed by the Lower Chamber of Congress (Deputies) but still puts restraints on all open-pit mining in high mountain areas by or close to glaciers.

Now we must wait and see if the President vetoes the law or passes it.

Further reading

See Greenpeace Argentina's website page about the Glacier law (in Spanish), or in English, you can see the article posted at BBC's site.

Find out about the environmental problems that Patagonia faces.


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Patagonian Monsters - Cryptozoology, Myths & legends in Patagonia
2010 International Year of Biodiversity Copyright 2009-2010 by Austin Whittall © 

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