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Verses of Hope: Fernanda’s Tale

The Galapagos Archipelago, a collection of islands in the Pacific Ocean, is a source of inspiration. Lorena Pincay is an environmental educator at the Galapagos National Park Directorate, Santa Cruz Island. She channels this inspiration into beautiful verses and rhythms. She inspires young readers to be adventurous and revere this natural wonder through her stories, […]

Galápagos Sharks: Monitoring for Conservation and Education

galapagos sharks monitoring for conservation and education

  The Galapagos Archipelago is an international reference for marine research, particularly sharks. It’s renowned for its exceptional Marine Reserve and unique biodiversity. These fascinating creatures are crucial to the dynamics of marine ecosystems. Identifying breeding zones to protect Galapagos Conservancy and the Galapagos National Park Directorate have collaborated on a program that pinpoints shark […]

Conservation Highlights From Expedition to Wolf Volcano

conservation highlights from expedition wolf volcano

A recent expedition to Isabela Island’s Wolf Volcano, which rises to a height of 1,700 meters above sea level, yielded invaluable insights for the conservation world. Even with the challenges of accessing this remote volcano, a 15-member team consisting of scientists and conservation officers from Galapagos Conservancy and park rangers from the Galapagos National Park […]

Reflecting the Spirit of the Galápagos Islands in Ceramic Artistry

Reflecting Spirit Galapagos Islands Ceramic Artistry

A groundbreaking initiative is born in the Galapagos Islands where nature and human creativity are intertwined. This ceramics workshop is the first of its type on San Cristobal Island. It not only creates unique and exquisite art pieces, but it also invites the local youth to immerse themself in the fascinating realm of ceramics. Elevating […]

Women In Conservation: Highlighting the Achievements and Challenges of Local Female Leaders

challenges of local female leaders

Galapagos has been a shining example of women’s conservation efforts. Galapagos Conservancy’s Women Investing in Sustainable Entrepreneurship grant program (WISE) has provided support to many female conservationists in Galapagos. Mayra Hernandez, a Galapagos native who is passionate about the island’s culture and environment, has led an initiative called “More Art, Less Garbage” that aims to […]