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Argentina | Grazing rights bought out over 40k+ acres of steppe PA

Payunia Reserve, the largest protected area in the Patagonian steppe and home to iconic wildlife such as the guanaco, the Andean cat, and Andean condor has now been further protected.


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina (Vida Silvestre), the associate organization to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Argentina, with funding from The Rain Forest Siteand GreaterGood.org, have negotiated the resignation of grazing rights from livestock producers for 43,570 acres in the Payunia Natural Protected Area of Mendoza, Argentina.


http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/06/04/1864194/0/en/More-Than-40-000-Acres-of-Critical-Wildlife-Habitat-to-be-Protected-in-the-Spectacular-Payunia-Reserve-of-Argentina.html

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