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Patagonia, a land located at the southernmost point of South America, near the end of the map, is a remote territory of great diversity of landscapes: mountains, rivers, lakes, islands and fiords, which still remains semi-virgin.
Most of the Aysén Region of Chile remains in a pristine state, untouched by human development.
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Canada' boreal forest is home to a staggering number of wildlife species, including the woodland caribou. As its waters empty into the northern oceans and seas, it provides critical habitat for some of the planet's most endangered birds.
Photo courtesy Steve Kallick
Canada has a unique opportunity to preserve its boreal forest and the rich water reserves within it, setting an example for worldwide conservation efforts.