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Massive Waves Batter Parts of the Galapagos

Last weekend, huge waves battered some coastal areas in the Galapagos Islands, causing damage to townships and raising fears about the well being of certain coastal species. 

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Sharks in Galapagos Bagged, Tagged and Monitored to Aid in Future Conservation Efforts

The Galapagos National Park Service, with support from the

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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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Scientist Find Previously Unknown Species of Shark in the Galapagos

Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) have describe

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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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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria More Prevalent in Galápagos Wildlife Living Close to Humans

Reptile Magazine reported this week that land and marine iguanas —as well as giant tortoises — living next to tourist sites or human settlements on the Galápagos Islands are more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria than those that live in more remote or protected locations. 

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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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Volcano Erupts in Galapagos

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador - Galapagos National Park officials say that the volcano, La Cumbre, bega

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