Category: Chile – 2009

Tom Bernitt
Chile - 2009, Duke Environmental Leadership Program, environmental economics, environmental policy, leadership, students, travel

Easter Island (Mon., 3/16/09) – Late Night Thoughts on our Relationship with Mother Earth

Thoughts as we leave Easter Island. The Dutch claimed to have discovered Easter Island in 1722. They named it due to the day it was discovered, Easter, a Christian celebration of rebirth. The Island’s ChristianContinue reading

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Catherine Prior
Chile - 2009, Duke Environmental Leadership Program, environmental economics, environmental policy, leadership, students, travel

Cascada de las Animas (Mon., 3/15/09) – Designing with Nature on the Rio Maipo

An artisan’s recycling leads to beautiful and sustainable structures. The buildings at Cascada de las Animas are works of art.  Lovely lines, natural surfaces and colors, and sensuously carved wooden beams flow well with the sound ofContinue reading

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Holly Bullman
Chile - 2009, Duke Environmental Leadership Program, environmental economics, environmental policy, leadership, students, travel

Santiago (Sat., 3/14/09) – CONAMA: A Strong Foundation for Environmental Governance in Chile

Chile’s environmental agency takes its first steps. Unlike the Estados Unidos (USA) where environmental regulation has been in place for decades, Chile is currently laying the foundation for environmental protection and governance. Through the NationalContinue reading

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