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Tompkins Conservation celebrates new 395,000 acres national park in Argentina

A new national park in Argentina that will help protect the country’s incredible wetlands, forests and grasslands well into the future, as well as putting a new part of the country on travellers’ maps has been given the green light by the Argentine government. Last week, the country’s congress passed new legislation that created Iberá National Park, located in northeastern Argentina. The national parks adds 395,000 acres to the neighboring 1.3-million-acre Iberá Provincial Park, making their combined…

Iberá National Park Established by Argentine Congress

A new combined protected area forms the largest nature park in Argentina On December 5, 2018, the Congress of Argentina passed legislation approving the creation of Iberá National Park, located in northeastern Argentina, ensuring the long-term conservation of the almost 395,000 acres it encompasses. Douglas and Kristine Tompkins established the two foundations through which this land was donated: Conservation Land Trust (CLT) and Flora and Fauna Argentina. The Argentine Congress has now ratified this land’s…
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