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Galapagos: A Gateway for Global Research

February 8, 2022

For more than 10 years, the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity spanning many disciplines, with the potential to impact the globe. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new interim co-directors, strive … Continued

Ecuador to create a new marine reserve in the open ocean around Galapagos

November 1, 2021

Researchers at the Galapagos Science Center have been working tirelessly for months as part of a multi-national and multi-institutional team, to provide technical input to increase protection around the Galapagos Marine Reserve. The President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, made an ambitious declaration … Continued

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

May 25, 2021

The Galapagos Islands are facing increasing risk. Globalisation, climate change and international tourism conspire to threaten island sustainability through local and global forces of change. The critical loss of endemic species, wildlife trafficking, and the unrelenting pressure of human impacts have placed … Continued