Tarukari Journal

Tarukari Journal is a magazine about biodiversity and nature conservation in the area of study of TARUKARI NGO: chilean Andes. It is characterized by using a scientific divulgation, looking forward to reach readers both inside and outside the scientific field; having a strong and avant-grade identity in its editorial design; and the coexistence of texts togheter with high quality photos. Tarukari Journal publishes original articles written by autors linked to our topic for various reasons, such as science, public and private management, art, and other activities.

It has three issues published digitally on 2014, 2016 and 2016. They have been widely shared through TARUKARI’s virtual communication channels and also those of friend organizations. In year 2017 Tarukari Journal is in a growing process, moving to publish two issues a year, and expanding its readers by printing the issues and distributing them to various institutions through out Chile.

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Tarukari Journal 3 (September 2016)

  • André Vielma. Editor
  • Nicolás Fuentes-Allende. Regarding the knowledge of chilean researchers, the political will and the available funding: are we able to protect and do research on the wild ungulates of northern Chile?
  • Juan González y Jorge Molina. How to protect something that you do not know? Our journey of learning about the vegetation of the Arica y Parinacota district
  • Fernando Medrano y André Vielma. Birdwatching in Arica y Parinacota district: coastal plains and valleys
  • Camila Castillo. Wildlife archaeology in the Andes of Arica
  • Catalina Cifuentes, Claudia Cifuentes y Jorge Machuca. COLUMNA: Derechos de la naturaleza y nuevos paradigmas prioritarios para una nueva constitución


Tarukari Journal 2 (June 2015)

  • André Vielma. Editor
  • Diego Demangel. Reptiles in desert environments. Water independence
  • Andrés Fierro Tapia. Adaptations of beetles to arid environments in Arica and Parinacota, Chile
  • Esteban Zúñiga Campos y Álvaro Palma Basualto. Monitorin two populations of Chaetophractus nationi using camera traps at the Lauca Biosphere Reserve
  • Nicolás Lagos Silva. Conservation of the Andean cat, the sacred cat of the Andes


Tarukari Journal 1 (August 2014)

  • André Vielma. Editor
  • Nicolás Fuentes. Taruka, the forgotten Chilean huemul
  • Mariano De la Maza, Moisés Grimberg and Claudio Cunazza. Biodiversidata Journal. Conservation and management of protected areas
  • Carla Orellana. Is microhistological analysis of feces useful for tarukas conservation?
  • Catalina Vera. Altoandino Project: a new campaign, new challenges