January 30, 2024
An adult Chelonoidis vicina tortoise, native to Cerro Azul volcano in southern Isabela.

Landmark Census of Giant Tortoises in Southern Isabela

We have reached a significant milestone in collaboration with the Galapagos National Park Directorate by conducting a comprehensive census of all nine populations, including Chelonoidis viscina, […]
January 29, 2024
Galápagos sea lion colony

Science in Action: Stable Isotope Analysis Sheds Light on Galápagos Sea Lions

What can be learned from a single snout? Scientists on Galapagos have developed a new technique that allows them to gather information about sea lions’ foraging […]
January 29, 2024
Sea lion basking in the sun

Tracking the Impact of Climate Change on Galápagos Sea Lions and Fur Seals

Galapagos Conservancy, thanks to the unrestricted support of donors, is supporting a brand new initiative that will investigate how climate changes will affect pinnipeds – endemic […]
January 21, 2024
Giant tortoises benefit from increased food availability during El Niño, but their reproduction can be affected by flooding.

The Effects of El Niño on Galápagos Plants, Animals, and People

El Niño, which is a global climate anomaly, can affect the Galapagos Archipelago. El Niño-Southern Oscillation disrupts the ecosystems of the Galapagos Archipelago with increased ocean […]
January 19, 2024
Oscar Guiracocha, a native of Galápagos, pioneers a plastic waste collection system, turning trash into artistic treasures.

Transforming Waste into Innovation: Oscar’s Galápagos Initiative

Transforming Waste into Innovation: Oscar’s Galapagos Initiative Oscar Guiracocha Andrade is a native from San Cristobal Island and he spearheads an innovative conservation project in the […]
January 18, 2024
The safest and least impactful way to transfer the repatriated tortoises is by using a helicopter.

The Remarkable Return of 136 Galápagos Tortoises to Their Natural Habitat

The Remarkable Return Of 136 Galapagos Tortoises To Their Natural Habitat In partnership with Galapagos Conservancy and the Galapagos National Park Directorate 136 juvenile tortoises were […]