Rincón del Socorro, Argentina

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Estancia Rincón del Socorro is a 12,000-hectare former cattle ranch on the edge of the Esteros del Iberá, wetlands in northeastern Argentina that have been turned into a nature reserve by the Conservation Land Trust. The trust was started in 1992 by Douglas Tompkins, co-founder of The North Face and ESPRIT clothing lines. There are […]

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Park Pumalin, Chile

Fjords at Park Pumalin

Who They Are A strange concoction in the worlds of conservation and tourism, Park Pumalin consists of two tracts of land owned by Douglas Tompkins, founder of The North Face who also created a park out of endangered wetlands in Argentina, at Rincón del Socorro. Tompkins began buying land in Chile in 1991, and now […]

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