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The Importance of Galápagos’ Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems

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The balance Ecosystems are vital to the maintenance of balance on our planet. These areas where organisms interact and adapt to their environment are vital for the health of both humans and our planet. Galapagos Archipelago, with its rich marine-terrestrial environments, is a great example of the importance of ecosystems. It has been recognized by […]

How the Legacy of Lonesome George Can Help Galápagos Giant Tortoises

Re-opening of Lonesome George Exhibit

Lonesome George In an animated short film that highlights the importance of protecting threatened species, the iconic Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis Abingdonii) takes the spotlight. The “Lonesome George”, produced by Dorian Cambi & Andres Montasinos is expected to be an effective tool in raising awareness of the conservation efforts for Galapagos giant turtles. George’s Story is […]

Saving Galápagos: Meet Our Local Conservation Heroes

Jorge Carrion

What makes someone a conservation hero? Conservation heroes can be anyone who is motivated to do something to protect nature. Galapagos has seen many heroes – people who have worked tirelessly in different ways to protect the fragile and unique wildlife and ecosystems. Their work is often challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. […]

Scientific Talk Addresses the Impacts of El Niño Event in Galápagos

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  Galapagos Conservancy hosted a scientific discussion that shed light on impacts of El Nino on the Galapagos Archipelago this week. This event brought together local authorities, environmentalists, and citizens who were eager to learn about the effects of this current climate anomaly that is expected to continue through winter. Dr. Mercy Borbor was the […]

Environmental Intelligence: A Key Tool for Sustainable Engagement With Our Environment

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  Environmental intelligence has been re-emphasized due to the growing concern over climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation. This term refers the ability to make informed decisions and understand our natural environment. It promotes engagement in environmental protection. Environmental intelligence is more than just a knowledge of environmental issues. It involves a deeper understanding […]

Promoting Care for Galápagos to Youth Through Dance and Art

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Promote Galapagos Care to Youth through Dance and Art A female entrepreneur in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island is living her dream to use art to inspire young Galapaguenos’ love for conservation. Jennifer Palma is a dancer who loves wildlife and has embarked on an exciting journey with the help of conservation grants from […]