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250 Children Learned how to Transform Plastic Garbage into Art

Workshop to children showing how to transform trash into

Galapagos Conservancy stresses the importance of getting the whole community involved in protecting the environment. It supports women entrepreneurs who are interested in contributing to the preservation and care of the Galapagos Islands. Mayra Hernandez founded “More Art Less Garbage” as one of these initiatives. Mayra is a Galapagos native and has a passion for […]

Ecological monitoring in Baltra and North Seymour Islands

Ecological monitoring in Baltra and North Seymour Islands

An international team of 30 scientists, including Galapagos Conservancy park rangers and Charles Darwin Foundation scientists, examined 6770 acres between Baltra Island and North Seymour Islands in order to determine the status of various ecosystem engineering species, such as Land Iguanas and cacti. These species play an integral role in maintaining the health of their […]

Gálapagos Conservancy Boosts Organic Production in the Enchanted Islands

Cecilia Guerrero

All over the globe, sustainable agriculture is well-known for its many benefits. Galapagos is seeing more farmers trying to manage the land in a responsible manner and to produce high-quality food without causing damage to the environment. Cecilia Guerrero, a Santa Cruz Island resident, is one of the recipients of Galapagos Conservancy’s Women in Sustainable […]

First Survey of Pinta Island in 11 Years to be Conducted by Inciativa Galápagos

Pinta Island

Pinta Island is the northernmost island in Ecuador’s Galapagos Archipelago. It can be found 60 miles from Santa Cruz. A group of 16 park rangers and scientists from Galapagos Conservancy (GNPD), will sail to Pinta Island on August 24th, to carry out ecological monitoring and check the status of the 39 Giant Tortoises released in […]

Joining Efforts for the Recovery of Playa de los Marinos

Pablo Escarabay at Playa de Los Marinos

Pablo, a Galapagos man aged 23 years old and a descendant from a family that was fishermen, is his story. Pablo holds a degree as an Environmental Manager and has been involved with conservation initiatives and projects since his youth. Pablo, who was 12 years old, was accompanying scientists to Darwin and Wolf Islands in […]