Blog :: Charles Darwin Foundation


IGTOA Reaches Charles Darwin Center Fundraising Goal of $75K

IGTOA is proud to announce that the goal of raising $75K to help prevent the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) avoid closure due to budgetary shortfalls was reached by the January 31, 2015 deadline. 

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Support IGTOA's "Triple Your Impact" Fundraising Campaign to Help Save Science and Conservation in the Galapagos

IGTOA is proud to announe that is has launched an emergency fundraising campaign on behalf of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), which is facing a year-end budgetary crisis that could have a devastating impact on the organization’s efforts to preserve and protect the Galapagos Islands.

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Join Us for a Special Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Charles Darwin Research Station

Join IGTOA on May 12th, in Berkeley, California for a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Charles Darwin Research Station

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IGTOA Provides $8,000 for White-vented Storm Petrel Research and Conservation

In 2014, IGTOA will donate a total of $65,000 to four different organizations working to protect and preserve the Galapagos Islands. Friends of Galapagos New Zealand will receive $8,000 to carry out a study of the White-vented storm petrel, a little understood species which could face extinction.

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IGTOA Donates $20,000 to the Charles Darwin Foundation

In 2014, IGTOA will donate a total of $65,000 to four different organizations working to protect and preserve the Galapagos Islands. The Charles Darwin Foundation, which operates the Charles Darwin Research Station, will receive $20,000 in general operating funds.

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Exciting Changes are Underway at the Charles Darwin Research Station

Big changes are underway the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Puerto Ayora, which, when completed, should dramatically improve the quality of visitor experience there and provide a significant source of new revenue for the organization.

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Send a Love Note to the World’s Most Eligible Reptilian Bachelor this Valentine’s Day!

Lonesome George, perhaps the Galapagos Islands' most famous resident and a truly one-of-a-kind guy,

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Charles Darwin Foundation and WildAid Beneficiaries of 2012 IGTOA Traveler Funding Program

Two non-profit organizations in the Galapagos Islands learned this month that they will get a financial boost from the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA).

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Prince Charles to Aid Sustainable Housing Development Project in the Galapagos

The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment recently announced that it will work with the comm

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Galapagos National Park Closes Tourist Access to Tortoise Corals on Santa Cruz

Last week the Galapagos National Park Service decided to end the practice of allowing visitors to ac

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In Memoriam: Ornithologist, David Snow

After a short illness, David Snow, a leading ornithologist, one of the founders and the first direct

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Endangered Floreana Mockingbird to Return Home

For the first time in more than 130 years, the critically endangered Floreana mockingbird will again

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Pink Land Iguanas Classified as Separate Species in Galapagos

Pink iguanas, first discovered by Galapagos National Park rangers in 1986, are now thought to be a u

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