Celebrating Chile's Rivers
Patagon Journal|No. 15 - Protecting the Ocean

2017 River festivals in Chile.

Chile is a privileged place for its abundant rivers. All along its narrow geography, hundreds of rivers flow from the mountains to the sea, nurturing forests, fields and cities. However, most of the rivers in Chile’s central zone have at least one hydroelectric plant interrupting their channel, and rivers in the south are currently threatened with dams.

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