Monday, 04 June 2012 21:43
Non-profit Fundación Beagle inaugurated with reception hosted by British Ambassador.
A dedicated group of scientists, naval officers, politicians and professionals gathered Friday at the residence of the British Ambassador to Chile for a reception inaugurating the Fundación Beagle
. The foundation will build a replica of Charles Darwin’s famous ship, the HMS Beagle
, to be used as a research vessel and educational tool for teachers and students.
Fundación Beagle and British Embassy staff, left to right - Felipe Osses, Adrian Turner, Carolina Acevedo, Dr. Ravinder Bhatia, Juan Pablo Vargas Parker, Dr. Claudia Nuñez Gonzales, Ambassador Jon Benjamin, Rear Admiral Eduardo Troncoso Unwin, and Russell Baker. Photo by Gretchen Stahlman/Santiago Times.Login to read more.