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Fernando Diez
Marketing Director at Quasar Expeditions

Hi, I am Fernando and travel is my passion. This passion began with my first trip to the Galapagos Islands in 1986 and later became my work when I started working at Quasar Expeditions. Now the Marketing Director for Quasar and responsible for the creation of the Patagonia Project in Chile, my passion for travel continues to grow to new and exciting destinations in South America.


Small Steps Towards Achieving Zero Waste Travel
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In recent decades, the need to preserve our beautiful planet and live sustainably has become ever more prevalent. Reducing, reusing and recycling are three easy elements that are being adopted in all aspects of life – these small changes working towards a larger goal of zero waste. This refers to …


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A type of giant Galapagos tortoise that was thought to be extinct has been “found” in the genome of a similar species. This species, known as Chelonoidis elephantopus, lives in the genome of its close relative which currently lives in the Galapagos Islands. Chelonoidis elephantopus…

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