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February 25, 2023
Bartolome Island

Celebrating Galápagos: 50 Years of Provincialization and 191 Years of Annexation

Galapagos Islands are a unique natural wonderland that holds a special place within the hearts of many. Galapagos celebrates two significant historical events in February: the […]
February 25, 2023
Whale shark

Technology Advances Conservation in Galápagos

The technological advances of recent decades have made it possible to save endangered species around the world. Galapagos Conservancy uses technological innovation to promote biodiversity conservation […]
February 25, 2023
Representatives of Galápagos Conservancy and Fundación Scalesia

Empowering the Future: Scholarships Transforms the Lives of 11 Children in Santa Cruz

Galapagos Conservancy will continue to show its commitment to quality education for residents of Galapagos in 2023. Galapagos Conservancy supports organizations in Galapagos with resources from […]
February 23, 2023
Mayra Flores with Sindi Vélez and Juan Carlos Valladares

Local Solutions for Local Challenges

Galapagos Conservancy is a leader in conservation, and believes it is our responsibility invest in long-term protection for the Galapagos Islands. We also educate Galapagos youth […]
February 23, 2023
Galápagos Giant Tortoises

Galápagos Wildlife Trafficker Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Galapagos Islands is a treasure trove of biodiversity that contains unique species not found anywhere else in the world. It is crucial to stop wildlife trafficking. […]
February 16, 2023
Spiny Lobster in its natural habitat

Discover the Surprising Role of the Iconic Spiny Lobster in the Galápagos Ecosystem

One of the most well-known crustaceans of the Archipelago is the Spiny Lobster, which can be found in the waters of Galapagos Marine Reserve. The Galapagos […]
February 9, 2023
Avian Vampire Fly

Invasive Species: The Greatest Challenge to Galápagos

In the north U.S., Buckthorn, Bittersweet and Honeysuckle have taken over natural areas leaving behind vast, biodiversity-deficient wastelands. Our forests have been ravaged by insects like […]
February 9, 2023
Teachers at the English teaching training session in San Cristóbal Island

Galápagos Teachers Shine in the First 2023 English Language Teaching Training Session

Galapagos Conservancy’s Education for Sustainability Program in partnership with U.S. Embassy, Galapagos Education District brought together 26 English teachers from Archipelago for an transformative professional development […]
February 9, 2023
Washington Tapia on mission to attach Satellite Tracking Devices

Saving the Giants: How Satellite Technology is Transforming Giant Tortoise Conservation

Galapagos Islands is home to a wealth of endangered and rare species. Conservation of these species is crucial for the Islands’ ecological integrity. Scientists can now […]
February 9, 2023
Coral Farm in Santa Cruz Island

Galápagos Conservancy Funds Coral Recovery Project

Many natural events have led to habitat destruction and some species are on the verge of extinction in the Galapagos Islands over the years. Galapagos Conservancy […]