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Galápagos Conservancy and National Park Join Forces to Strengthen Conservation Efforts

Galápagos National Park Director, Danny Rueda, and Galápagos Conservancy General Director, Washington Tapia, upon the signing of the cooperation agreement

Danny Rueda and Washington Tapia of Galapagos National Park signed a cooperation agreement on April 11, 2018. This alliance aims to enhance the conservation efforts carried out by National Park in order to protect the marine and land ecosystems of Galapagos. This agreement is a significant step towards the conservation of natural treasures throughout the […]

The Vital Role of Galápagos Teachers in Conservation and Sustainability

Teacher and students in Galápagos

Teachers’ Day is celebrated in Ecuador and we would like to express our gratitude to the 430 PreK-12 Galapagos Teachers who teach more than 7,000 children across four inhabited Islands. Galapagos Conservancy believes that education is the key to a sustainable future in the Archipelago. We support these teachers’ important work in shaping the next […]

Celebrate Earth Day with Galápagos Conservancy

Isabela Giant Tortoises

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22, a day to reflect on individual actions and their impact on the environment. This day reminds us that we must protect and conserve our planet. Galapagos Conservancy, a non-profit organization that has been protecting this unique biodiversity and ecological treasure for 38 years, is dedicated to […]

Galápagos Students Join the Fight Against Marine Litter

Students participating on beach clean up

Beach pollution on the Galapagos Islands has serious implications for the wildlife and local economy. Garbage on the beach can have a negative impact on fishing and tourism. It is therefore important to keep beaches and seas clean to protect the biodiversity of the area and to ensure the well-being and economic prosperity of the […]

The Real Deal: Sustainable Tuna Entrepreneurship in Galápagos

Sin Lata Tuna Product

Galapagos Islands are known for their biodiversity and conservation efforts. They now make strides towards sustainable entrepreneurship. Lucia Galarza is a local chef who has been a successful entrepreneur. She now provides the island with high-quality, smoked tuna that was produced by sustainable fishing methods. Galarza’s venture, named Sin Lata has received funding for equipment […]

Isabela Spay/Neuter Clinic Celebrates One Year of Service to Cats, Dogs, and the Community

Isabela Sterilization Clinic

Animal Balance’s Isabela Island Spay/Neuter Clinic, which treats cats and dogs on the island, is celebrating its first year as a milestone for peaceful coexistence between humans and pets. Animal Balance, a nonprofit organization that has provided veterinary services in Galapagos for 19 years now, opened its first physical clinic on Isabela Island. The clinic […]