Norberto Luis Jácome

1996 Associate Laureate, Environment
Argentina, Born 1960

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Saving the wind riders of the Andes

August 31, 2016

For 5,000 years or more the condor has soared above the Andes, a mystic being in the imaginations and spiritual life of the people. Today, this majestic black vulture – whose emblem adorns the insignia of six South American nations, is under threat. “At the heart...

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Honour the Condor

December 6, 2005

Argentine biologist and 1996 Associate Laureate Norberto Luis Jácome has woven together high technology and indigenous peoples’ appreciation of nature to bring the Andean condor back from near extinction. One of the world’s biggest birds, it once soared above the Andes. Today, thanks to the determined efforts...

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