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Behind the scenes of a Galapagos research expedition

January 30, 2023

In November 2022, a group of scientists embarked on a marine expedition to the Galapagos Islands to measure ocean conditions, the health of local wildlife like sea lions and marine iguanas, the impact of plastics on the environment, and more. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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…