Protecting our world
The National Congress of Argentina has recently created two new marine protected areas in order to safeguard Magellanic penguins (pictured here) and several other species of birds and mammals. The parks are known as the Isla Ping
Such beauty deserves protection
A pair of imperial cormorants in courtship. Isla Ping
Home to many
A large population of South American sea lions uses Isla Ping
A distinct landscape
The stark and scenic coastline of Makenke Coastal Marine Park. The new park covers an area nearly 600 square kilometers (230 square miles).
A place to return
Makenke contains one of the largest breeding colonies of red-legged cormorants in Argentina.
Makenke Coastal Marine Park is also home to breeding colonies of the rare dolphin gull.
The waters of Makenke support large numbers of Commerson
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