Galapagos Conservation

  • May 19, 2016

    El Niño: an angry weather pattern »

    You woke up this morning and it was sunny. A beautiful day for a walk! You start your trip and suddenly, you find yourself in the pouring rain without an umbrella. Such bad luck, you think! You run to find  a place safe from the downpour, but you are already soaked. Then… after a few read more

  • May 6, 2016

    Underwater travellers: the Marine Shark Sanctuary »

    It would be a great idea to knock our heads together with their curiously-shaped heads to open our eyes to the vulnerability of scalloped hammerhead sharks and other marine beings that inhabit the ocean around Galapagos.   The population of scalloped hammerhead sharks has suffered significantly, leading to a huge decrease in numbers, mostly due to human impacts. read more

  • October 16, 2015

    Careers in Conservation »

    Piedad Lincango gives us an insight into her work in Galapagos and answers your questions on how to become a scientist working in amazing places like the Galapagos Islands. Have you been inspired to work in the conservation world? Let us know in the comments down below! 0   Be the 1st to vote.

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  • February 19, 2015

    El concurso de calendarios de Descubriendo Galápagos »

    El nuevo concurso de calendarios presenta muchas de las especies únicas que se pueden encontrar en Galápagos. A continuación, se explica resumidamente porqué estas especies son tan importantes. Las islas Galápagos acogen a numerosas especies únicas que son endémicas de las islas. Debido a la variedad de hábitats que presenta con entornos tanto terrestres como read more

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