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Another Industrial Shark Fishing Vessel is Apprehended in Galapagos

Galapagos hadn’t fully recovered from one of the largest shark poaching cases, which occured this pa

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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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New Marine Mammal Conservation Study Calls Galapagos ‘Irreplaceable’

The results of a study of the world’s marine ecosystems published on Monday in the Proceedings of th

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Ecuadorian Coast Guard Rescues Interisland Ferry

On July 8th, 2011 the Ecuadorian Coast Guard rescued the Y/P Albany, an interisland ferry transporti

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379 Illegally Caught Sharks Buried at Sea

On July 18th, the B/P MARY I, and 6 fibras (small open fishing boats) found with it, were captured b

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357 Dead Sharks Found on Illegal Fishing Boat in the Galapagos

The following posting by John Bruno appeared on Seamonster's website ye

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Wanderlust Magazine: Galapagos Islands are the Number One Travel Experience in the World

Of course it was no surprise to us here at the [International Galapagos Tour Operators Association](

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IGTOA Joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council

IGTOA is pleased to announce its membership in the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The GS

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New IGTOA Member Benefit: Get a 40% Discount on Membership in the Adventure Travel Trade Association

In our continued effort to better serve our members, the International Galapagos Tour Operators Asso

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Ecuador to Invest $50 Million in Tourism

Ecuador’s government is set to spend $50 million in tourism promotion and infrastructure to compete

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