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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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October 30, 2022

Our Gratitude for a Celebration of Galápagos Conservation and Ecotourism

On October 14, distinguished guests, board members, supporters, friends, and board members joined us at the Ecuadorian Embassy in Washington, D.C. to show their appreciation and […]
October 30, 2022
Vermilion Flycatcher

Searching for Evidence of Extinct Vermilion Flycatcher After Sightings on San Cristóbal

In 2016, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, (IUCN), declared the Vermillion Flycatcher extinct in Galapagos. However, recent reports have shown that the tiny […]
October 30, 2022
Representatives of the Ministry of Environment, ABG and Galápagos Conservancy with snail sniffing dogs

Galápagos Conservancy Celebrates the ABG’s 10th Anniversary

Invasive species pose the greatest threat to the integrity and health of the Galapagos ecosystems. Invasive species can threaten the survival and health of endemic species […]
October 30, 2022
OMCA Souvenir Gift Shop

OMCA’s Women Partners Strengthened

Galapagos Conservancy’s priority is to support women entrepreneurs based on the Islands. We provide funding to local businesses that directly contribute to the sustainability and well-being […]
October 30, 2022
Conservation Center visit

Galápagos Conservancy Conservation Center a Great Success

Galapagos Conservancy has had over 3,200 visitors to its Conservation Center since opening on June 6, 2022. The Santa Cruz Island’s innovative Charles Darwin Avenue interpretive […]
October 30, 2022
Re-opening of Lonesome George Exhibit

Lonesome George Exhibit Hall Reopens its Doors to Visitors

After 20 days of renovation, the Symbol of Hope Hall where Lonesome George’s taxidermied body is displayed, reopened its doors. His body is protected from the […]
October 30, 2022
Conservando Galápagos Director, Washington Tapia, alongside Educators at Teaching Institute 2022

Innovative Learning Strategy on Renewable Energy for Galápagos Students

More than 400 teachers from the Galapagos Pre-K-12 grades participated in intensive training at our 12th Teaching Institute. This intensive, lasting five days, is part of […]
October 5, 2022
Dr. Linda J. Cayot at Pinzón Island, 1982

Giant Tortoise Crusader, Dr. Linda J. Cayot, Dies

Linda J. Cayot, better known to her friends and family as “Linda”, died September 26, 2022. Linda devoted her entire professional career to conservation of Galapagos […]
September 25, 2022
Dancers at exhibition at fair in Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Community was Presented with Local Conservation Projects and Initiatives

Galapagos Conservancy hosted an exhibition featuring eight local Conservation Action Projects on Friday, September 9, where grant recipients presented their projects to the Santa Cruz Island […]
September 25, 2022
IUCN workshop

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature Assesses the Conservation Status of 86 Species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

An International Union for the Conservation of Nature workshop was attended by scientists with expertise in marine species. It assessed and defined the conservation status of […]