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Passengers and Crew Evacuated from Grounded Yacht

The tourist yacht, Alta, ran around while entering the harbor at Puerto Ayora, on the southern coast

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LAN Ecuador to start Galapagos flights in September

The Ecuadorean government has authorized LAN as the third carrier to serve Baltra airport in the Gal

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New Study Shows Strength of Responsible Tourism Market, Despite Global Economic Recession

A ground-breaking new study, “The Market for Responsible Tourism Products”, finds that while interna

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New Biological Control Being Tested in Galapagos

Source: Charles Darwin Foundation / February 8, 2010

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No Damage Reported in Galapagos after Tsunami Alert

Residents evacuated to higher ground. Some big waves, but no damage. Tsunami alert lifted.


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Tortoise Release Part of Pinta Island Restoration

Team of Veterinarians Prepare Hybrid Tortoises for Release on Pinta Island in 2010

In November

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Special Report: Climate Change and Galapagos

_The Galapagos Islands are at the cutting edge of science again – this time as the unfortunate bellw

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Galapagos Sea Lions in Peru!

Scientists report colony of Galápagos sea lions in northern Peru

The Organization for Research

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Captive Galapagos Tortoises Give Hope for “Extinct” Species

_New genetic research has identified nine captive giant tortoises as descendants of an “extinct” spe

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Discovery of Immune Response Give Hope for Galapagos Birds

A new study shows that Galapagos’ birds may be able to develop immunities to introduced viruses and

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