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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Hails Plan for New Provincial Court in the Galapagos

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), a non-profit, marine wildli

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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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2012 Marks the World Heritage Convention’s 40th Anniversary

On November 16, 1972, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted the World Heritage Convention. It was an historic milestone: The treaty was a giant step forward in helping to protect and conserve those places around the planet that “through their natural beauty or cultural resonance have left an indelible mark on humanity’s collective imagination.” 

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First Time in the Galápagos: Conservation Issues Get Real

Those of us who travel often find out that there is no better way to prove yourself, to test your most fondly held beliefs, and to discover which issues mean the most to you than by stepping outside your normal routine and comfort zone. So when I had an opportunity to travel to the Galápagos Islands in January, I felt I was up to the challenge of venturing about as far away from my everyday life as I could get.

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Fossils Collected on Charles Darwin’s HMS Beagle Voyage Just Discovered

Curiosity can lead to wondrous things, as every scientist knows. And it certainly did recently for Dr. Howard Falcon-Lang at the British Geological Survey.

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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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‘Extinct’ Galapagos Tortoise Alive and Kicking, Researchers Say

A species of giant Galapagos tortoise thought to have been extinct since the mid-19th century may st

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Galapagos National Park Shuts Down Construction on Illegal Hotel

Galapagos National Park authorities have announced that they have p

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Fuel Surcharge for Galapagos Flights Goes into Effect on January 1, 2012

The Government of Ecuador recently announced that ticket prices for air transport in Ecuador will in

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Ecuador returning to normal after crisis

The state of emergency in Ecuador is coming to an end, and the country seems to be returning to norm

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