Nature

11 Million Acres of Park Created in Chile

What’s Going On Here? The Tompkins Foundation and the Chilean government combined forces to expand national parkland in Chile by over 11 million acres (4.45 million hectares). What Does It Mean? The Tompkins Foundation was set up by Kristine McDivitt Tompkins (former CEO of Patagonia clothing) and her late husband Doug McDivitt (co-founder of North Face and Espirit). During the 1990’s, the Tompkins Foundation…