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Anthropology, Science and Mapuche Society

The relationship between science and history, heritage, the Mapuche society –indigenous habitants of present-day south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina–, and capitalism, as well as the devastation of the ecosystems, were some of the issues we discussed with Diego Milos: chilean...

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Sala Libre 3, exercises that promote curiosity.

Third set of downloadable activities on creativity and nature

We've added three new activities that explore imagination, corporal movements, storytelling and symbols as means to reflect and connect with our territory.
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A Mycelium-Like Network

“We hear about precarity in the news every day. People lose their jobs or are angry because they never had them. Gorillas and river porpoises hover at the edge of extinction. Rising seas swamp whole Pacific Islands. But most of...

Privately Protected Areas in Chile: Biological corridors for ecological connectivity

Privately protected areas (PPAs) have been internationally recognized by scientists and experts as an important conservation strategy to face the current global biodiversity crisis. In this scenario, the development of private conservation initiatives in accordance with international standards and in...

Biomaterials for Societies of the Future

The instability that the current pandemic has produced over global economic logics as well as political and power structures, has emphasized the existing breakdown in how we relate to and connect with nature. A nature caricatured as an image of...

Messages from the Bat God: Towards a Decolonized Art and Education

The global health crisis has left a trail of images and ideas that our culture will take time to assimilate: the bodies of the victims and the evident absence of a symbolic space to deal with death; the return of...

Looking Back at our Dietary Past for a Better Future

“The current socio-environmental health crisis that we are living, requires rethinking what truly is essential as well as identifying the elements that will allow us to face quarantine and its effects on vulnerable sectors of society. A key element is...

The Non-Visible Life

Evolutionary stories of plants, how a virus behaves, and the fragility of our surroundings and systems, are some of the topics that we discussed in these times of confinement with Chilean biochemist Pablo Zamora: expert in plant species genomics, PhD...

Urgency of Environmental Education in Face of a Climate and Health Crisis

The permanent degradation of ecosystems and greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere have brought us various serious consequences in recent years. Today, as we face a climate crisis and a pandemic, it is essential to reflect on what has led...

Art, Education and Nature: Building New Forms For A Transformative Reality

The ability art has to encourage wonder, creativity, critical thinking, as well as promoting reflections and working hand in hand with various disciplines, puts it in a relevant role against the urgency of educating and generating innovative actions to seek...

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