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  • August 5, 2016

    Treasure Islands! From Pirates to UNESCO  »

    When we say that something is near or far, we usually do so in comparison to other things or other points of reference. When it comes to locating areas of land or sea, the science that places them on maps, called cartography, has been very useful to guide people on their travels. When it comes read more

  • 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