Ecology Programmes Protected: Saving High Andean Wetlands for Nature and People

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Key features

Landscape  High Andean wetlands (Argentina, Peru), altitude ca 3.000 - 4.100
  Pozuelos Lagoon: 16.000 hectares
  Junin Lake: 53.000 hectares
  Carampoma-Marcapomacocha: 72.000 hectares
  Salinas Grandes: 1.720.000 hectares
  Altiplano of Catamarca: 3.000.000 hectares
Goals  Restoration of 375 hectares of peatland
  Grazing agreements engaging 550 shepherding families
  Better grazing practices in 14.100 hectares
  Promotion of sustainable mining