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US Conservationist, Chile Sign Creation of National Parks

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization. It's believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The decrees signed Monday by Bachelet and Tompkins Conservation CEO Kristine McDivitt Tompkins will create two new national parks and expand others to create what they call a "Route of Parks." That network of 17 parks will span more...

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