Wildlife of Galapagos

  • March 14, 2018

    British Science Week Special – Exploration and Discovery by Beth Byrne »

    This week we’re delighted to celebrate British Science Week (9th-18th March 2018) and where better to dive into the theme of Exploration and Discovery than the Galapagos Islands? Charles Darwin travelled to Galapagos during his voyage on the Beagle 183 years ago. His experience on the Islands inspired him to develop his “theory of evolution”. read more

  • November 7, 2017

    The need for sustainable tourism practices in Galapagos by Ben Stockwell »

    As the birthplace of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and with one of the highest rates of endemism in the world, the argument for conserving the unique flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands may appear to be straightforward. Putting aside the intrinsic value of nature and our moral duty to preserve it, the findings made read more

  • October 4, 2017

    Teaching ‘Evolution In A Day’ resources! »

    By Sarah Langford, GCT education writer How do you approach teaching evolution to primary school children? Do you need help in planning activities that are suitable and exciting for the young scientists in your classroom? Look no further! We have developed an innovative ‘hands on’ day of activities designed to tackle this tricky concept, ticking read more

  • July 27, 2017

    Sharks of the Galapagos Islands »

    The Galapagos Islands are home to some of the most unique and biodiverse marine life worldwide, including many species that can be found nowhere else on Earth. Globally, there are over 400 known shark species and 32 of these have been recorded as being present in Galapagos. Sharks can be found throughout the waters surrounding read more

    Scalloped Hammerhead - Simon Pierce