North Face's Douglas Tompkins: Chile offered land by widow

 North Face’s Douglas Tompkins: Chile offered land by widow

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Image copyright AP Image caption Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, widow of late American conservationist Doug Tompkins, left, met Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet

Talks have begun between Chile and the widow of an American billionaire, Douglas Tompkins, over the donation of a vast nature reserve in southern Chile.

Kristine McDivitt Tompkins discussed the donation with Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet.

She said she had formally offered Chile 400,000 hectares of land in Patagonia to be made into national parks. Read more.