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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 […]

Galápagos Conservancy Shines at the 10th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

galapagos conservancy shines conference on ecological restoration

The 10th World Conference on Ecological Restoration, (SER2023), was held in the picturesque city Darwin, Australia during the last week in September. The Society for Ecological Restoration hosted this event which brought together a community of global experts including Washington Tapia representing Galapagos Conservancy. SER has led the way in ecological restoration over nearly 30 […]

Saving The Seas: A Community Effort To Conserve Marine Biodiversity

saving the seas community

Galapagos conservation requires the whole community to work together. Not only professionals and scientists can solve conservation issues, but also students. Galapagueno children and students are up for the challenge. Multiple projects in the Galapagos have educated and engaged the next generation conservationists over the past year. Beach pollution is a major issue that affects […]

Update: Española Giant Tortoise Repatriation

espanola giant tortoise repatriation

Galapagos has a unique flora, fauna and giant tortoises which have become synonymous with the islands. The Espanola Giant Tortoise is one of the most endangered giant tortoise species in Galapagos. It was nearly extinct in the 18th-19th centuries due to the overhunting of whalers and humans. The Galapagos National Park, with the help of […]