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  • July 15, 2016

    Volcanoes: The hidden fire  »

    Can you imagine being able to say you’ve walked on fire? In some areas of the planet with volcanic activity, we can see the heat under our feet and the characteristic rock that accompanies these great mountains of lava. We can also find hot spots. Under our feet lies a hidden fire. In Galapagos we read more

  • May 23, 2016

    The Galapagos food chain: What’s on the menu?  »

      Humans have a huge variety of choice when it comes to choosing what food we want to eat. Supermarkets are full of varied food and products from different countries from all over the world. However, in the animal world, the daily diet is often a little bit more limited! Their diet must be based read more

  • 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

  • December 21, 2015

    The Blood Drinking Vampire Finch  »

    The Galapagos Islands are home to some famously unusual animals, but did you know that one of these famous animals is a real-life vampire? The deadly Galapagos vampire finch! The terror of the Galapagos OK, maybe the vampire finch isn’t all that deadly. The vampire finch (Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis) may have evolved a taste for read more