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Keywords: Sustainability


Students removing a fishing net from a beach

Ucéanos: 5 tons of waste have been removed from Chilean beaches thanks to this student initiative

Since 2018, the project has focused its activities on cleaning beaches and sustainable awareness. It has removed 5 tons of waste from Bucalemu, Quinter…

Power buoy installed in the ocean

Open Sea Lab: The first step to promoting the use of renewable marine energy in Chile

A buoy, anchored two kilometers from the UC Coastal Marine Research Station in Las Cruces, will drive the country's marine renewable energy industry's…

amazon deforestation

Rising deforestation puts Amazon at risk of becoming a virus hotspot

Increasing deforestation could transform this green lung of the continent into a new source of viruses that cause pandemics. This was determined by an…

UC Sustainability Report: Advances, Projects, and Commitments

As humankind, we are at a pivotal moment to face the various socio-environmental problems that affect us. In this scenario, Pontificia Universidad Católica de…

Mountain range with little snow

UC and its Path in Fighting Climate Change

Experts say our planet is in crisis. And some of its consequences are irreversible, but not all is lost. We have committed to being carbon neutral. What does…

River and forest at sunset.

The difficult equation posed by the pandemic

Covid-19 has exposed the fragile relationship between our health and the protection of the environment. Furthermore, the historical decrease in carbon and…