Help save Andean condors: Be a green gardener.

Chile’s Karukinka landscape contains one of the greatest expanses of peat bogs in the world, an extremely valuable ecosystem in the battle to mitigate climate change. Peat is a non-renewable natural resource, however, and these bogs continue to be destroyed for gardening materials in developed nations. Rather than using peat to improve your soil, try making compost using kitchen waste, grass cuttings, and leaves. Regularly turned and kept warm and not too wet, all this waste will soon turn into a sweet smelling, soil-like substance that is a wonderful conditioner for your garden.

Learn more about WCS work to preserve the peat lands of Karukinka.