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THE CHILEAN ALERCE: ON THE ROAD TO EXTINCTION?

The Alerce, or Chilean Larch (Fitzroya cupressoides), is one of the most emblematic species of Chile, and is condemned to disappear if the government does not take immediate measures to avert its destruction. Its distribution in Chile is between the parallels 39o 50’ and 43o 30’ … Continue Reading ››