Noted on February 21, 2012 | By IE3 Student in
Written by Katharina-Victoria Perez: Oregon State University student interning with CODEFF in Talcahuano, Chile.
Currently, I am interning for the Chilean environmental, nongovernmental, organization Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (CODEFF). I am stationed in Talcahuano which is about 40 minutes west of Concepcion along the coast. Talcahuano is an industrial, fishing, port-town which has been severely affected by dwindling fish populations and also the 8.8 earthquake and resulting tsunami of 2010.
I am working in Parque Tumbes, an urban national park, that is managed…