On January 29, 2018, the ten million acre Patagonia National Park system was born. The goal of this VIP project is to develop and execute a Strategic Sustainability Plan for this new park in collaboration with the Chilean government, US philanthropic organizations, and Yellowstone National Park. Themes include water and energy, transportation, education and communication, waste management, leadership, and business practices.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Establishing a sustainable infrastructure, systems thinking that integrates conservation with economic development, and balancing technology with culture.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
Background/interest in Planning, Architecture, Sciences, Engineering, Business, Policy, Management. Experience with or willingness to learn sustainability planning and sustainable management practices.