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September 24, 2022
Washington Tapia, General Director of Conservando Galápagos

Galápagos Conservancy Participates in the IV Science and Conservation Symposium

Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands was the location for the IV Symposium on Science and Conservation. It was organized by the Galapagos National Park Directorate, GNPD, within […]
September 14, 2022
Marine Iguana during sunset

The Galápagos Islands are Home to Four Species of Iguanas that Require Permanent Protection

Galapagos Islands are famous for their volcanic landscapes and endemic species that have survived extreme environments. They are only found in this remote Archipelago. For example, […]
September 13, 2022
City Symbol Award to Dr. Paul Salaman

Conservando Galápagos: a bold new step by the local community to protect Galápagos

With the support of dozens non-governmental organizations, the Galapagos National Park Directorate has been protecting the Galapagos’ terrestrial and marine ecosystems for many decades. After a […]
September 9, 2022
Punta Cormoran at Floreana island

Galápagos Marks 44 Years Since its Designation as a Natural World Heritage Site

In recognition of its exceptional biodiversity, the Galapagos Archipelago is celebrating its 44th anniversary of being designated a Natural Heritage Site of Outstanding Value to Humanity. […]
September 8, 2022
Galapagueño women

Through Art and Culture, Galápagos Promotes Preservation of the Islands

To commemorate 44 years of the islands’ designation as World Heritage Sites, the first Cultural Festival Celebrating Galapagos Natural Heritage and Humanity, will be held on […]
September 8, 2022
Mirian Silva, founder of the proyect Jardines Botánicos

Protecting Endemic Galápagos Plant Species Through Community Gardens

Galapagos Archipelago’s extraordinary biodiversity is known worldwide. It is not found anywhere else in the world. This important natural heritage requires ongoing conservation work. Island residents […]
August 28, 2022
Galapagos Sea Lions

Studying Galápagos Sea Lions Sheds New Light on the Impacts of Climate Change

Galapagos Islands are unsurpassed in terms of natural riches. The Galapagos Islands’ unique marine biodiversity is of great tourist and scientific value. This highlights the importance […]
August 22, 2022
Land Iguana monitored on Santiago Island

187 years later, there is evidence of the reproduction of Land Iguanas on Santiago Island

Charles Darwin was the last to record Land Iguanas at Santiago Island in 1835. Due to the passage of time and because iguanas can be an […]
August 21, 2022
Blood draw of Whale Shark

99% of the Whale Sharks that transit Galápagos Islands are female

Galapagos Conservancy is committed to supporting the preservation and restoration of endangered species in Galapagos Islands. We funded a crucial Whale Shark Research Project, which was […]
August 21, 2022
Children during educational games and visits to sites where they can see diverse species

Environmental Education for Galapagueño children

Galapagos Conservancy supports local initiatives that encourage learning and teaching, particularly about conservation, through our Education for Sustainability program and our Women in Sustainable Entrepreneurship grants […]