Añihue Reserve
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  News

2017/feb

Anihue Reserve participates in the third version of EXPO La Junta, with a photographic and educational exhibition on the marine / coastal biodiversity of the Chiloean Ecoregion.
On Saturday, February 11th, the third edition of EXPO La Junta was held in Plaza El Encuentro, an important center of affluence of thepopulation of Aysén region.

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2016/feb

Anihue Reserve participated in the Annual Traditional Fair at Raul Marin B. with the Photographic Exhibition of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and a “Manila” Craft Exhibition.
During the weekend of February 5th, 6th and 7th, the Raul Marin B. community celebrated their annual traditional Fair with food stands located near the beach. Anihue Reserve joined them showing two local and cultural exhibitions.

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2015/mar

The Workshop "Birds of the region" took place at the Amanda Labarca school, RMB, to share basic information of one scientific line of study at Anihue Reserve, led by Macarena Droguett.
Through the exhibition of a series of photographs of birds, classified according to their habitat, and complemented by educational activities and games, the "Birds of the region" Workshop was held at the Amanda Labarca school.

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2015/feb

This is the fourth consecutive year that Anihue Reserve received representatives of the German Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), to continue important benthic fauna research initiated in 2012, together with San Ignacio de Huinay Foundation, Chile.
For the fourth consecutive year, Anihue Reserve received representatives of the German Institute AWI, this time accompanied by Vreni Haussermann and Gunter Forsterra, scientific directors of San Ignacio de Huinay Foundation, Chile.

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2015/jan

Anihue Reserve provides logistical support to WWF and CBA to identify relevant sectors of birds in the area.
Over the course of four days, the three organizations sailed around Pitipalena-Añihue and Tic Toc, both marine protected areas, to determine reproductive sectors and/or large bird colonies in the area. The species were identified, geo-referenced

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2014/nov

In the coming days a scientific publication of Anihue Reserve, related with skin pathologies in dolphins and their relationship with the local environment, will appear in Bulletin of the MNHN.
Expanding the first study on the photo-identification of resident dolphins at Añihue Reserve, a second publication is in its final stage, and describes about skin pathologies in Peale’s and Chilean dolphins and their relationship with the local...

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2014/feb

President Sebastian Piñera visits Raul Marin Balmaceda to sign the decree establishing the Coastal Marine Protected Multipurpose Area (AMCP-MU) Pitipalena-Añihué.
On February 26th, it became a reality, the expected Coastal Marine Protected Multipurpose Area (AMCP-MU) Pitipalena-Añihue is now considered a rich and representative area of the biodiversity of ecosystems and fjords of southern Chile. With the signing of the decree by President Sebastián Piñera, this action is an important step towards the protection of our coasts and seas.

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2014/feb

For the third consecutive year, Anihue Reserve continues research together with German institute Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), extending the study of benthic fauna through oceanographic sampling and analysis.
The main objective of this research is to study the ecological succession of benthic fauna and the relation between individuals from birth until death.

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2013/oct

Contribution "First visit of the National Museum of Natural History to Anihue Reserve, Aysén Region, Chile" is developed in order to initiate an ongoing relationship with the Reserve for future systematic studies in the area.
Between December 5 and 15, 2012, the first expedition of the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) to the Reserve took place, together with G. Paolo Sanino (CMMR Leviathan).

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2013/mar

Anihue Reserve participates in collaborative expedition for MERI Center (Melimoyu Ecosystem Research Institute) together with the Oceanography Department of Universidad de Concepción, supporting research on krill distribution and its impact on blue whales ecology.
The expedition realized between March 5-15, 2013 aimed to assist in the determination of oceanographic factors that explain the distribution of dense clusters of krill (euphausiids) during the summer and its relation to the foraging of blue whales...

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2013/feb

Researchers from the University of Georgia, USA, genetic specialists, collect samples of barnacle Notochthamalus scabrosus on the coast of Añihue Reserve.
“Species diversity along the Chilean coast is complex: Species compositions change significantly along the Chilean coast, and can be summarized into two bio-geographic regions...

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2013/feb

The WWF, the Ministry of Environment and Anihue Reserve sponsored Marine Biodiversity Photo exhibition in the town of Puerto Raúl Marín Balmaceda.
Throughout the month of February the residents of Raul Marin’s community and visitors could learn about the rich marine life that lives around their coasts.

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2013/jan

Añihue Reserve (RA) published its first scientific paper on the Identification of Peale Dolphins, together with Gian Paolo Sanino, CMMR-Leviathan director and scientific adviser of the Reserve.
Thanks to the extension of marine coastal and environmental diversity, Añihue Reserve (AR) has great potential for studying the dolphins that are sighted daily on the coast.

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2012/dec

Prominent researchers from different areas of the National Museum of Natural History in Chile (MNHN), made a prospective visit to the Añihue Reserve the first days of December.
The main objective of the MNHN members was to develop a first prospective visit, incorporating a wide range of topics that could be assessed against their potential to constitute a contribution to knowledge by Anihue Reserve.

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2012/feb

Añihue Reserve begins work on cooperation in marine scientific research institute with the German Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), together with Huinay Foundation.
German expedition led by Dr. Jürgen Laudien—AWI, together with Añihué Reserve installed thirty underwater recruitment tiles, for the study and analysis of benthic fauna, among other investigations.

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2012/feb

Anihue Reserve provides logistical support and infrastructure to Anna Maria Addamo of MNCN-Madrid and team, to conduct studies on the coral Desmophyllum dianthus in Chilean Patagonian fjords in joint project with Huinay Foundation.
In February, we had a pleasant visit from Anna Maria Addamo, FPI Predoctoral Fellow of the National Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN) in Madrid, who is conducting a study on genetic variation, population structure and conservation of coral Desmophyllum dianthus in the Chilean fjords of Patagonia.

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2012/feb

Añihue Reserve participates in a Local Products Fair in Raul Marin Balmaceda (Fiesta Costumbrista de RMB), to encourage local production.
Among the key objectives Añihue Reserve is the initiative of supporting the community of RMB in the production and dissemination of handicrafts made from local raw materials and / or regional.

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2011/feb

Raul Marin Balmaceda community receives book
In an emotional and lively community meeting, Añihue Reserve delivers a copy of the book "Coastal Biodiversity of Raul Marin Balmaceda" to each family of the town, thus providing a contribution of knowledge acquired in recent years.

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2011/jan

The Reserve provides logistical support for scientific sampling by Huinay Foundation
Añihue Reserve receives Vreni Hauserman and his scientific team—representatives of Huinay Foundation—for the purpose of collecting and studying samples of different underwater species present around the reserve.

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2010/nov

Pitipalena coastal station weather shares information with Anihue Reserve
Pitipalena coastal station, located in Raul Marin Balmaceda area—part of Benthic Research Program of the Universidad Austral de Chile—provides weather information to the reserve for use in monitoring the dolphins in the area.


2010/sep

Science and Tourism: The Great Challenge of Añihue
South of Chile, a natural reserve of ten thousand hectares is taking a chance on consolidating the next trend in travel: mixing tourism and conservation. To achieve this, they support scientists who study and care for its biodiversity. And one can, of course, participate in that process.

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2010/mar

Monitoring of Marine Mammals on the Guaitecas Islands
Monitoring of marine mammals around the islands of The Guaitecas, was the target of this second expedition in the area. The challenge was to identify and possibly quantify the species, such as observation of the effects that the salmon industry has had onn the sector.

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2010/feb

Taking photographs and videos on the shores of Añihue Reserve to show rich marine biodiversity on TV
For a week, we shared and provided logistical support to Fernando Luchsinger and Eduardo Sorensen, leading audiovisual professionals, who visited the Reserve in order to capture images and videos of the abundant and rich marine underwater life, as well as the presence of blue whales and humpback nearby.

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2009/mar

Research about cetacean behaviour around Aisén
Our first excursion of the pilot project to study the behaviour of whales in Aysen was a great success, both for research and for our hearts. We started at Añihue Reserve and saw plenty of dolphins right at the river opening but also at the beach.

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2008/oct

Research reveals an important biological ecosystem
Añihue Reserve is visited by researchers to study the underwater biodiversity in the area.

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