Prix Prince Photographer

Posted May 13th, 2013 by Bryan

While HidroAysen, Daniel Fernandez, Executive Vice President was visiting on Tuesday and from this Thursday – Cochrane zone with journalists from national media in order to show them the territory where the company intends to build its five dams, the prestigious British newspaper The Guardian published Wednesday a photographic sequence with the beautiful landscapes that would be operated by these projectsunder the title Chilean Patagonia and the style of life threatened by dams. The Chronicle, picked up this afternoon in the section Top Secret of the evening the second slogan that the Aysen Region in the Chilean Patagonia is threatened by a project that seeks to build five dams on the rivers Easter and Baker, two of the most pristine on the planet. Adds that the Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition (fast delivery of Visual evaluation or RAVE for its acronym in English), the International League of conservation photographers, was created to deal with the challenges of the modern conservation, and visited the area in February this year to assess the impact of the dams would have on the surroundings and in their way of life. It points out that the expedition team included the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and photographer at the magazine National Geographic Jack Dykinga, the twice winner of the World Press Award and the Prix Prince s Rainforest Project Daniel Beltra, award-winning filmmaker and photographer Jeff Foott and the renowned photographer Bridget Besaw. The relevance that the English medium gives the areas that would be flooded or intervened by construction of the dams and tended and high tension towers contrasts with what Daniel Fernandez said on this territory: If you are travelling between Coyhaique and Cochrane, for example, do not know where is the Patagonia not intervened. You have villages, burned forests, livestock productive activities, lines of power La Carretera Austral is an intervention, and very large pointed out a few weeks ago to the newspaper The Clinic..

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