Perito Moreno Glacier, one of South America’s biggest bodies of ice, is an iconic landmark and crucial natural asset, drawing tourists from around the world. Currently it's threatened by a project seeking to dam the Santa Cruz river - a project that has failed to comply with environmental protection laws. A pair of mega dams in construction on the river’s banks could flood more than 135 square miles of the surrounding region--an area almost twice as big as Buenos Aires--and transform Argentina’s last free-flowing glacial river into a series of brackish pools. Read more and speak up against this threat by following the link in our bio. Want to take the next step? Re-gram this post to share it with your friends!
[Image description: The Perito Moreno Glacier rising above the sea.] #peritomoreno #glacier #glaciar