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August 30, 2023
Diego at the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

Living Life Fully in Retirement – An Update on Diego

Iniciativa Galapagos, a collaboration between the Galapagos Conservancy (a non-profit organization) and the Galapagos National Park is one of the most significant conservation initiatives in Galapagos. […]
August 27, 2023
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The Importance of Galápagos’ Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems

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 […]
August 27, 2023
Re-opening of Lonesome George Exhibit

How the Legacy of Lonesome George Can Help Galápagos Giant Tortoises

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 […]
August 19, 2023
Jorge Carrion

Saving Galápagos: Meet Our Local Conservation Heroes

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 – […]
August 11, 2023
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Scientific Talk Addresses the Impacts of El Niño Event in Galápagos

  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 […]
August 11, 2023
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Environmental Intelligence: A Key Tool for Sustainable Engagement With Our Environment

  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 […]
August 3, 2023
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Promoting Care for Galápagos to Youth Through Dance and Art

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 […]
July 26, 2023
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Like Father, Like Son: How the Legacy of a Naturalist Guide Inspires Giant Tortoise Project

Like Father, like Son: How the Legacy a Naturalist guide Inspires Giant Tortoise Project Daniel Montalvo is an entrepreneur who hails from Galapagos. He has spent […]
July 26, 2023
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To Conserve Soil Is To Ensure Our Survival

We need to conserve soil for our survival We celebrate International Soil Conservation Day every 7th of July. This day was established in 1963 to honor […]
July 26, 2023
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Expeditions in 2023 To Safeguard Wildlife in Galápagos

Galapagos Wildlife Expeditions to be Safeguarded in 2023 Scientists and park rangers participated in ten expeditions as part of Iniciativa Galapagos. This initiative was implemented by […]