Projects that involve a physical or chemical alteration of wetlands that are totally or partially within the urban limit must be submitted to the SEIA

Via Constitutional Journal The Comptroller General of the Republic, at the request of its Department of the Environment, Public Works and Companies, issued a statement clarifying Opinion No. E129413 of 2021, in the sense of determining whether the declaration of a wetland as urban, in the case of those referred to in…

Chilean coast law

Dr. Carolina Martínez: «Replacing the concept of the coastline would make it possible to protect not only the beaches, but also the interacting ecosystems»

Read below the summary of the interview with our director, Carolina Martínez, published on the Radio UdeC website In what state are the Chilean coasts? What factors affect the marine-coastal ecosystem today? How does our activity impact nature and the coastal landscape? This and other questions were addressed in the last chapter of Dialogando con…

cop26

COP26: begins with the participation of world leaders and the commitment to face the challenges of the climate crisis

This Tuesday the 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change of 2021 , or COP26, began. The conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, and is attended by dozens of world leaders – including Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron – to generate new measures to address climate change in a concrete way and through…

New coast law

Cycle of citizen talks: “Problems of the Coquimbo-La Serena coast and the need for a new Coastal Law”

New Coastal Law: Next Wednesday, July 28 at 5:00 p.m. the discussion entitled “Problems of the Coquimbo-La Serena coast and the need for a new Coastal Law” , which is part of our cycle of citizen conversations. This will be directed by the director of the Observatory of the Coast, Dra. Carolina Martinez, with the…

Study on climate change: “Global warming has no comparison in 2,000 years”

The responsibility of the human being in the warming of the atmosphere, the ocean and the soil is “undeniable” concludes the report of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Climate Change (IPCC).   The director of the Center for Sustainability and Strategic Resource Management (CiSGER) of the University of Development (UDD), Alexis Godoy, said that…

Factories on the coasts of Quintero

Cycle of talks at the Observatorio de la Costa continues with the Quintero-Puchuncaví case

This Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. the cycle of talks organized by the Observatorio de la Costa will take place. The instance has the support of the organizations Salvemos Quirilluca, the Millennium Institute of Coastal Socio-Ecology, Women in Sacrifice Zones and the Research Center for Integrated Disaster Risk Management. On that occasion, the fourth discussion called…

International Seminar “Towards a new coastal governance in Chile” December 10 and 11, 2020 – Block 4

In the penultimate block of this seminar International Seminar “Towards a new coastal governance in Chile” webinar format, the topic to be discussed focused on “ Ancestral use on the Chilean coast: vision of native peoples “ . Among the guests and panelists we have on this occasion the Dr. Manuel Tironi, academic from the…