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Our Galapagos Islands and South America Travel Blog

We update our travel blog regularly to ensure you are well informed about South America. Our travel blog answers questions on visiting Ecuador, Galapagos tours and cruises, and exploring Machu Picchu. We also provide useful comments and guidelines to help you choose the best option for your trip.

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February 9, 2023
Monitoring of Avian Pox

Fighting Avian Pox with Galápagos Conservancy

A contagious disease could pose a grave threat to biodiversity in Galapagos Islands. Many species are at risk of extinction or decline due to the rapid […]
February 9, 2023
Galápagos Giant Tortoise at Cerro Azul

Making it Count: Giant Tortoise Census Sheds Light on Endangered Populations

Galapagos Conservancy is collaborating with the Galapagos National Park Directorate, (GNPD) to undertake an ambitious project that includes the first comprehensive census of Cerro Azul Giant […]
January 30, 2023
RRN staff treating a sea turtle

Injured Galápagos Animals Treated Promptly and Released

The Galapagos National Park Directorate provides 24-hour assistance for injured and sick wildlife in the Galapagos Islands as part of the Rapid Response Network (RRN). Galapagos […]
January 30, 2023
Carolina Carrión in a menstrual education workshop

An Ecofriendly Approach to Menstrual Education in Galápagos

Many women don’t know how to manage menstruation, despite the fact that it is an integral part of every woman’s life. Carolina Carrion Cortez from Galapagos, […]
January 30, 2023
THE ORIGIN OF LIFE: Brand new state- of-the-art incubators at the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center in Santa Cruz maintain a constant temperature for fragile eggs like the one below

The Science of Breeding Tortoises

Galapagos Conservancy, together with Conservando Galapagos, have an important role in conserving the Archipelago. We have a partnership agreement with the Galapagos National Park Directorate to […]
December 25, 2022
Pink iguana

New discovery gives hope for saving the critically endangered pink iguana

As part of the actions of the “Galapagos Initiative” and as a result of joint expeditions between the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD) and the Galapagos […]
December 25, 2022
Domesticated birds in Galapagos

Galápagos Conservancy Remains Alert to Animal Health Emergency in Ecuador

In Ecuador, the first case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5 (HPAI) was reported in November 2022. It affected wild birds and poultry in particular. To […]
December 25, 2022
Giant tortoise galapagos

Galápagos Conservancy’s Rewilding of Giant Tortoises Recognized in New Book

The new book, “” by Millie Kerr (wildlife journalist) takes readers on an international exploration of innovative conservation initiatives led by passionate conservationists to save some […]
December 24, 2022
June 2022 Teacher's Institute

Learning Through and About Galápagos

It is difficult to care and love about something you don’t know. Education for Sustainability helps students and teachers understand the Islands and the wider world. […]
December 24, 2022
Green Sea Turtles

Intense Monitoring Secured 400 Nests of Galápagos Sea Turtles

Visitors to the Galapagos Islands will be amazed at the sight of majestic Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas), as they glide along the archipelago’s turquoise coastline […]