The biodiversity of Chile is characterized by its high endemism: it is a territory isolated by the desert, the mountain range and the sea, where unique species live. As is the case globally, this biodiversity is threatened by human activity—anthropic pressures—from the destruction of habitats to climate change.
We want to contribute to the conservation and protection of natural life through the creation and support of innovative research projects. We are interested in generating actions in multidisciplinary collaboration, to achieve dialogues and exchange of experiences from various perspectives.
In our private protected area Bosque Pehuén, after ten years of work and experience, we focus on generating knowledge on temperate rainforests, an environment that is considered a relevant site of Biodiversity worldwide. These results can serve as replicable models to contribute to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage in other regions and social contexts.
The care for and protection of wetlands are also a priority for our Foundation, environments characterized by their fragility, their contribution to regulating the climate at a global level and by accommodating a wide variety of natural life. Together with a large network of institutions, we support the study and care of forests, coastal edges, seas and oceans, rivers and glaciers.