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Algal Rhythms

November 18, 2022

As Isabel Silva-Romero collects data for her research, the only sound she hears is her own breathing. Today, her lab is located six meters underwater, in a cove off the coast of San Cristóbal in the Galápagos Archipelago. She uses a metal … Read more

Burdens of Paradise

October 3, 2022

A broad study looking at food and water insecurity in the Galápagos brings together a team of researchers to focus on an often-overlooked population.   Amidst a blanket of fog, Josh Miller looks over the lip of Laguna a El Junco, a 270-meter-wide wide … Read more

Preserving the Galapagos One Sample at a Time

August 1, 2022

Researchers at the Galapagos Science Center are creating a biobank of samples from across the islands to help with the preservation of the archipelago and provide new opportunities for studies…

NSF-Sponsored Basic Assembly and Annotation of Genomes Workshop

June 7, 2022

Between May 22-25, 2022, UNC Center for Galapagos Studies researchers Corbin Jones and Alan Jones, alongside Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) colleagues Maria de Lourdes Torres and Hugo Valdebenito, hosted the first of two workshops to teach participants how … Read more