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  • June 17, 2015

    A Special Archipelago Part 3: Climate and Terrestrial Life  »

    As we have learnt from the first two blogs in this series, the oceans around the Galapagos Islands are a unique environment, home to incredible creatures of all kinds. If you missed the last blog, you can read at A Special Archipelago Part 2: Marine Life. In this blog we will be looking at how read more

    Galapagos Graphics: Special Archipelago 3 Banner
  • June 2, 2015

    Drawing Galapagos Part 1  »

    My name is Matthew Isteed and I am an artist studying BSc Games Modelling Animation and Effects at London Metropolitan University. As part of a work-placement with the Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT), I have been creating some pieces based upon one of the Galapagos Islands’ most famous residents, the Galapagos giant tortoise. At the start read more

    Galapagos Graphics: Drawing Galapagos Banner © Matthew Isteed
  • April 10, 2015

    Discovering Galapagos wins award!  »

    We are proud to announce that after just eight months of being live, Discovering Galapagos has won an award! The Highly Commended Award was presented to us on 9 April 2015 at the Manchester Conference Centre as part of the inauguration event of the 2015 Geographical Association Conference. The GA Publishers’ Awards are given to read more

    DG Awards Banner © GCT
  • March 27, 2015

    A Special Archipelago Part 2: Marine Life  »

    In the last blog we learnt about one unique environment of the Galapagos: deep water vents; where life has managed to evolve in one of the most hostile environments on Earth. If you missed it, you can check it out at Special Archipelago Part 1: Deep Water Vents. In this second blog of the Special read more

    Galapagos Banners: Hammerhead Sharks
  • March 2, 2015

    A Special Archipelago Part 1: Deep Water Vents  »

    Those lucky enough to have visited the Galapagos Islands will tell you it is a unique place. The new Discovering Galapagos chapter entitled “A Special Archipelago” teaches us what exactly makes the Galapagos Islands so unique. From their location, thousands of kilometres from the nearest land, to their mild climate and from their dramatic formation read more

    Galapagos Banners: Deep Sea Vents