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Páez-Rosas, D., Suarez-Moncada, J., Arnés-Urgellés, C,, Espinoza, E., Robles, Y., & Salinas-De-León, P. (2024). Assessment of nursery areas for the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) across the Eastern Tropical Pacific using a stable isotopes approach. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1288770


Knutie, S.A., Webster, C.N., Vaziri, G.J., Albert, L., Harvey, J.A., LaRue, M., Verrett, T.B., Soldo, A., Koop, J.A.H., Chaves, J.A., & Wegrzyn, J.L. (2024). Urban living can rescue Darwin’s finches from the lethal effects of invasive vampire flies. Global Change Biology, 30(1). https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.17145


Nieto-Claudín, A., Sacristán, C., Deem, S.L., Lewbart, G.A., Colosimo, G., Esperón, F., Sevilla, C., & Gentile, G. (2024). Novel herpesvirus in the critically endangered Galapagos pink land iguana. Acta Tropica, 252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2024.107127


Garcia-Garin, O., Borrell, A., Aguilar, A., Vighi, M., Valdivia, M., González, E.M., Páez-Rosas, D., & Drago, M. (2024). Concentrations of lead in pinniped bones confirm Galapagos as a relatively unpolluted environment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2024.108614 


Blake, S., Cabrera, F., Rivas-Torres, G., Deem, S.L., Nieto-Claudin, A., Zahawi, R.A., & Bastille-Rousseau, G. (2024). Invasion by Cedrela odorata threatens long distance migration of Galapagos tortoises. Ecology and Evolution, 14(2). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10994 


Gabrielson, P.W., Smith, A.C., Bruno, J.F., Vision, T.J., & Brandt, M. (2024). Taxonomic assessment of blade-forming Ulva species (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in the Galápagos Archipelago, Ecuador using DNA sequencing. Botanica Marina. https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2023-0079

Escobar-Camacho, D., Andrade, W., Valencia, N., Encalada, A. C., & Pazmiño, D. A. (2023). Validating the occurrence of the giant mottled eel (Anguilla marmorata) in the Galápagos Islands. Journal of Fish Biology, 103 (1), 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.15409


Cordero-Rivera, A., Rivas-Torres, A., Encalada, A.C., & Lorenzo-Carballa, M.O. (2023). Sexual conflict and the evolution of monandry: The case of the damselfly Ischnura hastata (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) in the Galápagos Islands. Ecological Entomology, 48 (3), 336–346. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13225


Lopes, F., Oliveira, L.R., Beux, Y., Kessler, A., Cárdenas-Alayza, S., Maljuf, P., Páez-Rosas, D., Chaves, J.A., Crespo, E., Brownell Jr., R.L., Baylis, A.M.M., Sepúlveda, M., Franco-Trecu, V., Loch, C., Robertson, B.C., Peart, C.R., Wolf, J.B.W., & Bonatto, S.L. (2023). Genomic evidence for homoploid hybrid speciation in a marine mammal apex predator. Science Advances, 9 (18). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.adf6601


Cerca, J., Cotoras, D.D., Bieker, V.C., De-Kayne, R., Vargas, P., Fernández-Mazuecos, M., López-Delgado, J., White, O., Stervander, M., Geneva, A.J., Guevara Andino, J.E., Meier, J.I., Roeble, L., Brée, B., Patiño, J., Guayasamin, J.M., de Lourdes Torres, M., Rivas-Torres, G., Chaves, J.A., … Martin, M.D. (2023). Evolutionary genomics of oceanic island radiations. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 38 (7), 631-642. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2023.02.003


Reyes-Corral, W.D., Carvajal-Endara, S., Hetherington-Rauth, M., Chaves, J.A., Grant, P.R., Grant, B.R., Hendry, A.P., & Johnson, M.T.J. (2023). Phenotypic divergence of traits that mediate antagonistic and mutualistic interactions between island and continental populations of the tropical plant, Tribulus cistoides (Zygophyllaceae). Ecology and Evolution, 13 (3). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9766


Matsumoto R, Murakumo K, Nozu R, Acuña-Marrero D, Green, J.R., Pierce, S.J., Rohner, C.A., Reyes, H., Green, S.M., Dove, A.D.M., de Lourdes Torres, M., & Hearn, A. (2023). Underwater ultrasonography and blood sampling provide the first observations of reproductive biology in free-swimming whale sharks. Endangered Species Research, 50. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01226


Green, S.M., Hearn, A., & Green, J.R. (2023). Species associated with whale sharks Rhincodon typus (Orectolobiformes, Rhincodontidae) in the Galapagos Archipelago. Biodiversity Data Journal, 11. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.11.e97864


Schoenborn, A.A., Yannarell, S.M., MacVicar, C.T., Barriga-Medina, N.N., Bonham, K.S., Leon-Reyes, A., Riveros-Iregui, D., Klepac-Ceraj, V., & Shank, E.A. (2023). Microclimate is a strong predictor of the native and invasive plant-associated soil microbiota on San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos archipelago. Environmental Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.16361


Christman, J.E., Lohmann, K.J., Hirschfeld, M., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Garcia, J., Hernandez, J.A., Westermeyer, H., & Lewbart, G.A. (2023). Intraocular pressure using rebound tonometry in the Galápagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). International Journal of Veterinary Research, 3 (1). http://dx.doi.org/10.52547/injvr.3.1.1


Mateus, C., Flor, D., Guerrero, C.A., Córdova, X., Benitez, F.L., Parra, R., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2023). Anthropogenic emission inventory and spatial analysis of greenhouse gases and primary pollutants for the Galapagos Islands. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 30. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-26816-6


Varela-Jaramillo, A., Rivas-Torres, G., Guayasamin, J.M., Steinfartz, S., & MacLeod, A. (2023). A pilot study to estimate the population size of endangered Galápagos marine iguanas using drones. Frontiers in Zoology, 20. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12983-022-00478-5


Perez, T.M., Guevara Andino, J.E., Rivas-Torres, G., & Feeley, K.J. (2023). Climate constrains photosynthetic strategies in Darwin’s daisies: A test of the climatic variability and jack-of-all-trades hypotheses. The American Naturalist, 201. https://doi.org/10.1086/721957


Pike, K.N., Blake, S., Gordon, I.J., Cabrera, F., Rivas-Torres, G., Laso, F.J., & Schwarzkopf, L. (2023). Navigating agricultural landscapes: Responses of critically endangered giant tortoises to farmland vegetation and infrastructure. Landscape Ecology, 38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-022-01566-x


Calvopiña, M., Romero-Alvarez, D., Vasconez, E., Valverde-Muñoz, G., Trueba, G., Garcia-Bereguiain, M.A., & Orlando, S.A. (2023). Leptospirosis in Ecuador: Current status and future prospects. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 8 (4). https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed8040202


Capobianco, C.M., Clarke, E.A., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Alarcón Ruales, D., Loyola, A., Ayala, S.T., Skehel, A.L., Guzmán, K.E., Valle, C.A., & Lewbart, G.A. (2023). Hematology and biochemistry of the Española lava lizard (Microlophus delanonis). Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. https://doi.org/10.5818/JHMS-D-23-00002 


Moreira-Mendieta, A., Garcia-Garin, O., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Urquía, D.O., Drago, M., Borrell, A., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2023). Detection and quantification of microplastic pollution in the endangered Galapagos sea lion. Science of The Total Environment, 896. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166223


Álava-Jurado, J.M., Kingsford, M.J., Brandt, M., & Dorfman, E. (2023). Underwater kleptoparasitism on a human diver by a Galapagos Flightless Cormorant Nannopterum harrisi. Marine Ornithology, 51(1), 41 – 42. 


Paltán, H.A., Benítez, F.L., Narvaez, M., Mateus, C., & Mena, C.F. (2023). Water security and agricultural systems in the Galapagos Islands: Vulnerabilities under uncertain future climate and land use pathways. Frontiers in Water, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/frwa.2023.1245207 


Skehel, A., Ulloa, C., Deresienski, D., Regalado, C., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Garcia, J.A., Hardesty, B.D., Passingham, R.K., Castañeda, J.S., Lewbart, G.A., & Valle, C.A. (2023). Health status of the red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) determined by hematology, biochemistry, blood gases, and physical examination. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.15713 


Rohner, C.A., Naveira Garabato, A.C., & Hearn, A.R. (2023). Movement and vertical habitat use of yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares in a vertically compressed habitat: The Galápagos Marine Reserve. Journal of Fish Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.15525 


Astudillo, F., Becerra, E., Delgado, F., Jamieson, R., & Stahl, P. (2023). When the archaeologists leave: Legacies and services of the Historical Ecology of the Galápagos Islands Project. Advances in Archaeological Practice, 11(3), 341-351. https://doi.org/10.1017/aap.2023.8 


Astudillo, F.J. (2023). Evaluation of the rapid phytolith extraction protocol to identify the fuel-mix used at the nineteenth-century sugar mill of El Progreso plantation, Galápagos. Environmental Archaeology. https://doi.org/10.1080/14614103.2023.2220505 


Hirschfeld, M., Barnett, A., Sheaves, M., & Dudgeon, C. (2023). What Darwin could not see: Island formation and historical sea levels shape genetic divergence and island biogeography in a coastal marine species. Heredity, 131, 189–200. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41437-023-00635-4 


Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Lewbart, G.A., Alarcón-Ruales, D., Skehel, A., Cobos, E., Rivera, R., Jaramillo, A., Vivanco, H., Zurita-Arthos, L., Wallace, B., Valle, C.A., & Townsend, K.A. (2023). Galápagos and the plastic problem. Frontiers in Sustainability, 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/frsus.2023.1091516 


Rhoades, O. K., Brandt, M., & Witman, J. D. (2023). La Niña-related coral death triggers biodiversity loss of associated communities in the Galápagos. Marine Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/maec.12767


Asadobay, P., Urquía, D.O., Künzel, S., Espinoza-Ulloa, S.A., Vences, M., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2023). Time-calibrated phylogeny and full mitogenome sequence of the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) from scat DNA. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16047 


Lehner, A.F., Rebolloso, S., Calle, P.P., Ingerman, K., Lewbart, G.A., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Valle, C.A., & Buchweitz, J.P. (2023). Dried blood spot analysis for elements of nutritional concern as demonstrated in studies of Galápagos land iguanas (Conolophus species). Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2023.127322


Kaleel, K.L., Secoura, P.L., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Alarcón-Ruales, D., Vallejo, F., Miranda, C., Lewbart, G.A., Townsend, K., & Vaden, S.L. (2023). Endoscopy and rectal enema for fecal collection in wild sea turtles (Chelonia mydas, Eretmochelys imbricata) in a field setting. Zoo Biology. https://doi.org/10.1002/zoo.21805


Lewbart, G.A., Colosimo, G., Gaudette, C., Negrão Watanabe, T.T., Parker, J., Sevilla, C., Gerber, G.P., & Gentile, G. (2023). When pink is a question: Comparative gross and microscopic skin structure analyses reveal the histological basis of skin colour in Galápagos pink land iguanas (Conolophus marthae). Acta Zoologica. https://doi.org/10.1111/azo.12488


Riofrío-Lazo, M., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2023). Galapagos pinnipeds, challenges to their survival. In M.M. Shah (Ed.), Endangered species: Present status. IntechOpen. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.113366


Ruiz-Saenz, J., Barragan, V., Grijalva-Rosero, C.J., Diaz, E.A., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2023). Seroconversion in Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) confirms the presence of canine distemper virus in rookeries of San Cristóbal Island. Animals, 13(23). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13233657


Kirk, E.A., Sadler, T.D., Romine, W., Ke, L., Elsner, J., & Zangori, L. (2023). Interest and effort: Exploring the relationship between students COVID-19 interest and information seeking behavior. International Journal of Science Education, Part B. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2023.2293680 


Ke, L., Kirk, E., Lesnefsky, R., & Sadler, T.D. (2023). Exploring system dynamics of complex societal issues through socio-scientific models. Frontiers in Education, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2023.1219224


Taillie, P.J., Sneckenberger, S., Perry, N., Anderson, C., Kalasz, K., & McCleery, R.A. (2023). Sea level rise adaptation pushes an insular endemic rodent closer to extinction. Biodiversity Conservation, 32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-023-02669-w

Arce-Nazario, J. A. (2022). Resilience and community pride after a hurricane: counter-narratives from rural water systems in Puerto Rico. Alternautas, 5 (2). https://doi.org/10.31273/alternautas.v5i2.1078


Johnston, E.L., Clark, G.F., & Bruno, J.F. (2022). The speeding up of marine ecosystems. Climate Change Ecology, 3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecochg.2022.100055


Ryburn, S.J., Ballantine, W.M., Loncan, F.M., Manning, O.G., Alston, M.A., Steinwand, B., & Bruno, J.F. (2022). Public awareness of seafood mislabeling. PeerJ, 10. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13486


Brandt, M., Silva-Romero, I., Fernández-Garnica, D., Agudo-Adriani, E., Bove, C.B., & Bruno, J.F. (2022). Top-down and bottom-up control in the Galápagos upwelling system. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.845635


Baumann, J. H., Zhao, L. Z., Stier, A. C., & Bruno, J. F. (2022). Remoteness does not enhance coral reef resilience. Global Change Biology, 28 (2), 417– 428. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15904


Rojas López, K.E., Guadalupe, J.J., Gordillo-Romero, M., Montero-Oleas, A., Pazmiño, D.A., Guerrero, M., & de Lourdes Torres, M. (2022). Exploring the genetic diversity and population structure of Mobula birostris in two key aggregation zones in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 699, 75-89. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps14171


Muñoz-Abril, L., de Lourdes Torres, M., Valle, C.A., Rubianes-Landázuri, F., Galván-Magaña, F., Canty, S.W.J., Terán, M.A., Brandt, M., Chaves, J.A., & Grewe, P.M. (2022). Lack of genetic differentiation in yellowfin tuna has conservation implications in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. PLOS ONE, 17 (8). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272713


Swing, K., Chaves, J.A., de la Torre, S., Sempértegui, L., Hearn, A., Encalada, A.C., Suárez, E., & Rivas, G. (2022). Outcomes of Ecuador’s rights of nature for nature’s sake. Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research, 3 (3). http://dx.doi.org/10.21926/aeer.2203035


Carrión, P.L., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., De León, L.F., Chaves, J.A., Sharpe, D.M.T., Huber, S.K., Herrel, A., Vanhooydonck, B., Gotanda, K.M., Koop, J.A.H., Knutie, S.A., Clayton, D.H., Podos, J., & Hendry, A.P. (2022). The terroir of the finch: How spatial and temporal variation shapes phenotypic traits in Darwin’s finches. Ecology and Evolution, 12 (10). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9399


Swing, K., Chaves, J.A., de la Torre, S., Sempértegui, L., Hearn, A., Encalada, A., Suárez, E., & Rivas-Torres, G. (2022). Outcomes of Ecuador’s rights of nature for nature’s sake. Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research, 3 (3). http://dx.doi.org/10.21926/aeer.2203035


Romine, M.G., Knutie, S.A., Crow, C.M., Vaziri, G.J., Chaves, J.A., Koop, J.A.H., & Lamichhaney, S. (2022). The genome sequence of the avian vampire fly (Philornis downsi), an invasive nest parasite of Darwin’s finches in Galápagos. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 12 (2). https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab414


Chaves, J.A., Lopes, F., Martínez, D., Cueva, D.F., Gavilanes, G.I., Bonatto, S.L., de Oliveira, L.R., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2022). Population genetics and phylogeography of Galapagos fur seals. Frontiers in Genetics, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389%2Ffgene.2022.725772


Neave, E.F., Seim, H., Gifford, S.M., Torano, O., Johnson, Z.I., Páez-Rosas, D., Marchetti, A. (2022). Protistan plankton communities in the Galápagos Archipelago respond to changes in deep water masses resulting from the 2015/16 El Niño. Environmental Microbiology, 24 (4), 1746-1759. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15863


Rodriguez-Burgos, A.M., Briceño-Zuluaga, F.J., Ávila-Jiménez, J.L., Hearn, A., Peñaherrera-Palma, C., Espinoza, E., Ketchum, J., Klimley, P., Steiner, T., Arauz, R., & Joan, E. (2022). The impact of climate change on the distribution of Sphyrna lewini in the tropical eastern Pacific. Marine Environmental Research, 180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2022.105696


Andrzejaczek, S., Lucas, T.C.D., Goodman, M.C., Hussey, N.E., Armstrong, A.J., Carlisle, A., Coffey, D.M., Gleiss, A.C., Huveneers, C., Jacoby, D.M.P., Meekan, M.G., Mourier, J., Peel, L.R., Abrantes, K., Afonso, A.S., Ajemian, M.J., Anderson, B.N., Anderson, S.D., Hearn, A., … Curnick, D.J. (2022). Diving into the vertical dimension of elasmobranch movement ecology. Science Advances, 8 (33). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abo1754


Klimley, A.P., Arauz, R., Bessudo, S., Chávez, E.J., Chinacalle, N., Espinoza, E., Green, J., Hearn, A., Hoyos-Padilla, M.E., Nalesso, E., Ketchum, J.T., Fischer, C., Ladino, F., Shillinger, G., Soler, G., Steiner, T., & Peñaherrera-Palma, C. (2022). Studies of the movement ecology of sharks justify the existence and expansion of marine protected areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 105, 2133–2153. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-021-01204-6


Chiriboga-Paredes, Y., Palomino, Á., Goodman, L., Córdova, F., Páez, V., Yépez, M., Jorgensen, S., Armijos, D., Pazmiño, D., & Hearn, A. (2022). Discovery of a putative scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) nursery site at the Galapagos Islands, Eastern Tropical Pacific. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 105, 181–192. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-021-01207-3


Araujo G., Agustines, A., Bach, S.S., Cochran, J.E.M., de la Parra-Galván, E., de la Parra-Venegas, R., Diamant, S., Dove, A., Fox, S., Graham, R.T., Green, S.M., Green, J.R., Hardenstine, R.S., Hearn, A., Himawan, M.R., Hobbs, R., Holmberg, J., Shameel, I., Jaidah, M.Y., … Watts, A.M. (2022) Improving sightings-derived residency estimation for whale shark aggregations: A novel metric applied to a global data set. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.775691


Hyeon Jang, S., Lim, P., Torano, O., Neave, E.F., Seim, H., & Marchetti, A. (2022). Protistan communities within the Galápagos Archipelago with an emphasis on micrograzers. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.811979


Vásquez, W.F., Raheem, N., Quiroga, D., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2022). Valuing improved water services and negative environmental externalities from seawater desalination technology: A choice experiment from the Galápagos. Journal of Environmental Management, 304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.114204


Burbano, D.V., Valdivieso, J.C., Izurieta, J.C., Meredith, T.C., & Quiroga, D.F. (2022). “Rethink and reset” tourism in the Galapagos Islands: Stakeholders’ views on the sustainability of tourism development. Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights, 3 (2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annale.2022.100057


Cerca, J., Petersen, B., Lazaro-Guevara, J.M., Rivera-Colón, A., Birkeland, S., Vizueta, J., Li, S., Li, Q., Loureiro, J., Kosawang, C., Jaramillo Díaz, P., Rivas-Torres, G., Fernández-Mazuecos, M., Vargas, P., McCauley, R.A., Petersen, G., Santos-Bay, L., Wales, N., Catchen, J.M., … Martin, M.D. (2022). The genomic basis of the plant island syndrome in Darwin’s giant daisies. Nature Communications, 13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-31280-w


Raheem, N., & Rivas-Torres, G. (2022). Imperiled Ecosystems: Galápagos Scrub. In D.A. DellaSala & M.I. Goldstein (Eds.), Imperiled: The encyclopedia of conservation (pp. 221-227). Elsevier Inc. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-821139-7.00196-3


Miller, J., Adair, L., Stewart, J., Terán, E., Bentley, M., & Thompson, A. (2022). Water insecurity is differentially associated with food insecurity across seasons: Evidence from the Galápagos. Current Developments in Nutrition, 6, 591. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzac060.049


Nicholas, K., Bentley, M., Terán, E., & Thompson, A. (2022). Navigating globalized food environments: Market access, consumer behavior, and dietary diversity in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Current Developments in Nutrition, 6. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzac059.022


Thompson, A.L., Jahnke, J.R., Terán, E., & Bentley, M.E. (2022). Pathways linking maternal mental health and child health in a dual burden context: Evidence from Galapagos, Ecuador. Social Science & Medicine, 305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115043


Vision, T.J., & Reatini, B. (2022). The two faces of secondary contact on islands. Carolina Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.17615/1186-fd07


Chiriboga-Paredes, Y., Palomino, Á., Goodman, L., Córdova, F., Páez, V., Yépez, M., Jorgensen, S., Armijos, D., Pazmiño, D., & Hearn, A. (2022). Discovery of a putative scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) nursery site at the Galapagos Islands, Eastern Tropical Pacific. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 105. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-021-01207-3


Thompson, A.L., Jahnke, J.R., Téran, E., & Bentley, M.E. (2022). Pathways linking maternal mental health and child health in a dual burden context: Evidence from Galapagos, Ecuador. Social Science & Medicine, 305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115043


Nicholas, K.M. (2022). Spatial and social dimensions of Galapagos food environments: A mixed methods study of diet quality (Publication No. 29255536) [Doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. ProQuest LLC.

Silva Romero, I., Bruno, J.F., Silbiger, N.J., & Brandt, M. (2021). Local conditions influence thermal sensitivity of pencil urchin populations (Eucidaris galapagensis) in the Galápagos Archipelago. Marine Biology, 168. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-021-03836-9


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Bruno, J.F., Saumweber, W., Crowder, L.B., Pendleton, L., Roady, S.E., Rouleau, T., & Sakashita, M. (2018). Safe harbors: The many benefits of marine monuments and sanctuaries. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00189


Eddy, T.D., Cheung, W.W.L., & Bruno, J.F. (2018). Historical baselines of coral cover on tropical reefs as estimated by expert opinion. PeerJ, 6. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4308


Reatini, B., de Lourdes Torres, M., Valdebenito, H., & Vision, T. (2018). Complete plastome sequences of two Psidium species from the Galápagos Islands. F1000Research, 7. https://doi.org/10.12688%2Ff1000research.15653.1


Michel, A.J., Ward, L.M., Goffredi, S.K., Dawson, K.S., Baldassarre, D.T., Brenner, A., Gotanda, K.M., McCormack, J.E., Mullin, S.W., O’Neill, A., Tender, G.S., Uy, J.A.C., Yu, K., Orphan, V.J., & Chaves, J.A. (2018). The gut of the finch: Uniqueness of the gut microbiome of the Galápagos vampire finch. Microbiome, 6. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-018-0555-8


Tattersall, G.J., Chaves, J.A., & Danner, R.M. (2018). Thermoregulatory windows in Darwin’s finches. Functional Ecology, 32 (2), 358– 368. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12990


Gaos, A.R., Lewison, R.L., Jensen, M.P., Liles, M.J., Henriquez, A., Chavarria, S., Pacheco, C.M., Valle, M., Melero, D., Gadea, V., Altamirano, E., Torres, P., Vallejo, F., Miranda, C., LeMarie, C., Lucero, J., Oceguera, K., Chácon, D., Chaves, J.A., … Dutton, P.H. (2018). Rookery contributions, movements and conservation needs of hawksbill turtles at foraging grounds in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Inter-Research Science Publisher, 586. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12391


Peñaherrera-Palma, C., van Putten, I., Karpievitch, Y.V., Frusher, S., Llerena-Martillo, Y., Hearn, A.R., & Semmens, J.M. (2018). Evaluating abundance trends of iconic species using local ecological knowledge. Biological Conservation, 225, 197-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.07.004


Bucaram, S.J., Hearn, A.R., Trujillo, A.M., Rentería, W., Bustamante, R.H., Morán, G., Reck, G., & García, J.L. (2018). Assessing fishing effects inside and outside an MPA: The impact of the Galapagos Marine Reserve on the industrial pelagic tuna fisheries during the first decade of operation. Marine Policy, 87, 212-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.002


Arguedas, R., Steinberg, D., Lewbart, G.A., Deresienski, D., Lohmann, K.J., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., & Valle, C.A. (2018). Haematology and biochemistry of the San Cristóbal Lava Lizard (Microlophus bivittatus). Conservation Physiology, 6 (1). https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coy046


Phillips, B.E., Páez-Rosas, D., Flowers, J.R., Cullen, J.M., Law, J.M., Colitz, C., Deresienski, D., Lohmann, K.J., & Lewbart, G.A. (2018). Evaluation of the ophthalmic disease and histopathologic effects due to the ocular trematode Philophthalmus zalophi on juvenile Galápagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 49 (3), 581-590. https://doi.org/10.1638/2017-0096.1


Lewbart, G.A., Cohen, E.B., Hirschfeld, M., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., García, J., Fu, A., Chen, E.P., & Lohmann, K.J. (2018). Field-based radiographic imaging of marine megafauna: Marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) as a case study. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00040


Sampedro, C., Pizzitutti, F., Quiroga, D., Walsh, S.J., & Mena, C.F. (2018). Food supply system dynamics in the Galapagos Islands: Agriculture, livestock, and imports. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 35 (3), 234-248. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170518000534


Rivas-Torres, G.F., Benítez, F.L., Rueda, D., Sevilla, C., & Mena, C.F. (2018). A methodology for mapping native and invasive vegetation coverage in archipelagos: An example from the Galapagos Islands. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 42 (1). https://doi.org/10.1177/0309133317752278


Benítez, F.L., Mena, C.F., & Zurita-Arthos, L. (2018). Urban land cover change in ecologically fragile environments: The case of the Galapagos Islands. Land, 7 (1). https://doi.org/10.3390/land7010021


Rivas-Torres, G., Luke Flory, S., & Loiselle, B. (2018). Plant community composition and structural characteristics of an invaded forest in the Galápagos. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27, 329–344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1437-2


Schmitt, S.R., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., & Hu, J. (2018). The role of fog, orography, and seasonality on precipitation in a semiarid, tropical island. Hydrological Processes, 32 (18), 2792–2805. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13228


Marchetti, A., Gifford, S.M., Seim, H., Cohen, N., Moreno, C., Haines, S., Neave, E.F., Walsh, S.J., Páez-Rosas, D., & Mena, C. (2018, February 15). Impacts of the 2015/16 El Niño Event on microbial community dynamics in the Galapagos Archipelago [Abstract]. 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. https://agu.confex.com/agu/os18/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/318419


Reatini, B., de Lourdes Torres, M., Valdebenito, H., & Vision, T. (2018). Complete plastome sequences of two Psidium species from the Galápagos Islands. F1000Research. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.15653.1

We also have an extensive book series on the Galapagos Islands (Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena, Series Editors) that is published by Springer Nature, including an 11th Edition titled “Island Ecosystems Challenges to Sustainability” that was released in 2023.

Walsh, S.J., & Mena, C.F. Connected places and social-ecological forces that impact small island states and their sustainability: An essay. (pp. 3-12). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_1


Walsh, S.J., & Mena, C.F. Communique – goals and objectives of the World Summit on Island Sustainability. (pp. 15-25). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_2


Luna, J.P. Globalization & the challenging political economy of governing (and researching) islands in contemporary times. (pp. 29-41). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_3


Bilsborrow, R.E. Changing land use in island countries: A meta perspective on effects of demographic processes and tourism. (pp. 43-57). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_4


Brewington, L., Eichelberger, B., Read, N., Parsons, E., Kerkering, H., Martin, C., Miles, W., Idechong, J., & Burgett, J. Pacific Island perspectives on invasive species and climate change. (pp. 59-78). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_5


Advani, N.K. On-the-ground solutions to help people and wildlife in a changing climate. (pp. 79-87). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_6


Thompson, A.L., Stewart, J.R., Bentley, M., Ocampo Trujillo, J.E., Terán, E., & Ochoa, V. Climate and health challenges in small island states: Identifying vulnerability in water and food resources in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. (pp. 91-105). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_7


Ocampo Trujillo, J.E., & Coello, M.E.M. Improvements in the Galapagos health system: Telemedicine, research & medical assistance. (pp. 107-117). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_8


Chowa, G., Rizzo, C.F., Thompson, A., Bentley, M., & Chapman, M. Social issues in the Galapagos Islands: A participatory and exploratory study. (pp. 119-135). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_9


Nicholas, K.M., Bentley, M.E., Barrington, C., & Thompson, A.L. Towards increased island food system resilience: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. (pp. 137-150). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_10


Frankenberg, E., Sumantri, C., & Thomas, D. Understanding the impacts of a natural disaster: Evidence from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. (pp. 151-166). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_11


de Lourdes Torres, M., Urquía, D., Moyle, L., Gibson, M., Vision, T., & Reatini, B. Unravelling the interactions between endemic and invasive plant species in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 169-186). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_12


de la Torre, S., & Villarruel-Oviedo, I. Galapagos land snails and environmental sustainability. (pp. 187-196). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_13


Zurita-Arthos, L., Proaño, C., Guillén, J., Cruz, S., & Wiedenfeld, D. Galapagos petrels conservation helps transition towards a sustainable future. (pp. 197-205). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_14


Liu, XM., Hanna, H.D., & Barzyk, J.G. Impact of weathering and mineralogy on the chemistry of soils from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. (pp. 207-224). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_15


Laso, F.J., & Arce-Nazario, J.A. Mapping narratives of agricultural land-use practices in the Galapagos. (pp. 225-243). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_16


Giefer, M. Land use and land cover change in the Galapagos: Economic and natural drivers. (pp. 245-254). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_17


Navarrete, S.A., Aiken, C.M., Ávila-Thieme, M.I., Valencia, D., Génin, A., & Gelcich, S. Common oversights in the design and monitoring of ecosystem-based management plans and the siting of marine protected areas. (pp. 257-270). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_18


Kingsford, M.J., Brandt, M., & Alava-Jurado, J.M. Levels of upwelling are important to consider for conservation. (pp. 271-289). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_19


Lewbart, G.A., Muñoz Pérez, J.P., Páez-Rosas, D., Valle, C., Alarcón-Ruales, D., Hirschfeld, M., Deresienski, D,. & Lohmann, K.J. Ten years of wildlife health and conservation in the Galapagos, 2013–2022. (pp. 291-217). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_20


Riofrío-Lazo, M., Zetina-Rejón, M.J., Reck, G., Páez-Rosas, D., & Arreguín-Sánchez, F. Challenges in the application of the ecosystem approach to fisheries management in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 319-334). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_21


Alarcón-Ruales, D., Denkinger, J., Zurita-Arthos, L., Herrera, S., Díaz-Pazmiño, S., Espinoza, E., Muñoz Pérez, J.P., Holmes, B.J., & Townsend, K.A. Cetaceans of the Galapagos Archipelago: Species in constant change and the importance of a standardized and long-term citizen science program. (pp. 335-355). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_22


Smith, C.E., Gilby, B.L., Muñoz Pérez, J.P., van de Merwe, J.P., & Townsend, K.A. Establishing standardized health baselines for green turtle populations. (pp. 357-371). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_23


Walsh, S.J., & Mena, C.F. An agent-based model of household livelihood strategies in the Galapagos Islands: Impact of jobs in fishing, fishing restrictions, and fishing deregulation on household employment decisions. (pp. 375-390). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_24


Dumbacher, J., & Chaves, J.A. The role for scientific collections and public museums in island conservation. (pp. 391-413). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_25


Dorfman, E., & Sutton, J. The museum effect: Platforms for advocacy and sustainability in insular environments. (pp. 415-425). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_26


Kittner, N. Microgrids: An opportunity for sustainable development on islands. (pp. 427-435). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_27


Davies, N. Island Digital Ecosystem Avatars (IDEA) Consortium: Infrastructure for democratic ecological action. (pp. 439-452). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_28


Chaves, J.A., Bonneaud, C., Russell, A., Mena, C.F., Proaño, C., Ortiz, D.A., Cruz, M., Velez, A., Jones, J.S., Chaigneau, T., & Pazmiño, D.A. Galapagos genetic barcode: A model for island economic resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. (pp. 453-468). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_29


Jones, J.S., Howard, J., Galloway, T.S., Norris Crespo, L., & Aspinosa, S. Island innovation: Transitioning towards a circular economy for plastics in Galápagos, Ecuador. (pp. 469-478).https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_30


Garcia Ferrari, M.S., Bain, A.A., & Crane De Narváez, S. From building resilience to adaptive transformation: Exploring the rationale for inclusive governance in Galapagos. (pp. 479-497). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_31


Vega Barrera, E., Quiroga Ferri, D., & Mena, C.F. The extinction market: Reflections on the possible future of the illegal Galapagos wildlife trade. (pp. 499-507). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-28089-4_32

Fernandes Reyes, M. Analysis of water supply and demand management strategies in overcoming water scarcity in Santa Cruz. (pp. 9-27). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_2


Mateus, C., & Quiroga, D. Galapagos’ water management evaluation under a changing climate and the current COVID-19 pandemic. (pp. 29-55). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_3


Badhwa, N., Fejfar, D., Pozo, R., Nicholas, K., Grube, A., Stewart, J., Thompson, A., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. Water quality and access in Isabela: Results from a household water survey. (pp. 57-74). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_4


Vásquez, W.F. Tourists’ willingness to fund improvements of local water services: A contingent valuation study from the Galapagos. (pp. 75-87). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_5


Thompson, A.L., Terán, E., & Bentley, M.E. Syndemic water and food insecurity: Impacts on the dual burden of disease in Galapagos. (pp. 91-105). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_6


Waters, W.F., & Freire, W.B. Overweight and obesity in Galapagos: Food consumption patterns and globalization in the Encantadas. (pp. 107-120). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_7


Nicholas, K., Delamater, P., & Thompson, A. Spatial and social dimensions of Galápagos food environments. (pp. 121-141). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_8


Grube, A., & Stewart, J. One health in the Galapagos social-ecological system: Not just the absence of disease. (pp. 145-163). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_9


Preston, LE., Grijalva, C.J., & Terán, E. A one health approach to understanding human-companion animal interactions and parasitic infections in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands. (pp. 165-179). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_10


Carrillo, B., Chavez, C., & Trueba, G. Surprising absence of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella enterica isolates from Galapagos marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). (pp. 181-186). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_11


León, R., Ortega-Lopez, L., Molina, C., & Waters, W.F. Mosquitoes of the Galapagos Islands: The risk for arboviruses transmission and the need for a better vector surveillance and control program. (pp. 187-208). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_12


Jahnke, J.R., Thompson, A.L., Archer, N.T., Bentley, M.E., Houck, K.M., Murgueitio Fuentes, M.F., & Ochoa, J. Health across the first 1000 days in the Galápagos Islands. (pp. 211-228). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_13


Davis, C.H., Lara Marchena, P., Gonzalez Rodriguez, H., & Barrington, C. “You have to eat what there is”: Barriers to effective self-management of Type 2 Diabetes in San Cristóbal, Galápagos. (pp. 243-256). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_15


Jahnke, J.R., Archer, N.T., Thompson, A.L., Ocampo, J., & Bentley, M.E. Health-seeking behavior and perceptions of care: A qualitative study investigating the underutilization of public health care on the Galápagos Islands. (pp. 257-271). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_16


Waldrop, J., Ledford, A., Martinez, B., Jahnke, J.R., & Sherwood, G. Facilitating evidence-based nursing and humane healthcare through professional development. (pp. 273-282). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92411-9_17

Baldacchino, G. Prologue: Geographies of hope and despair: Land cover and land use on islands. (pp. 1-10). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_1


Bilsborrow, R.E. Economic and related aspects of land use on islands: A meta perspective. (pp. 11-62). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_2


Walsh, S.J., Brewington, L., Laso, F., Shao, Y., Bilsborrow, R.E., Arce-Nazario, J., Mattei, H., Page, P.H., Frizzelle, B.G., & Pizzitutti, F. Social-ecological drivers of land cover/land use change on islands: A synthesis of the patterns and processes of change. (pp. 63-88). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_3


Brewington, L. Transitions and drivers of land use/land cover change in Hawaiʻi: A case study of Maui. (pp. 89-117). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_4


Mena, C.F., Paltán, H.A., Benitez, F.L., Sampedro, C., & Valverde, M. Threats of climate change in small oceanic islands: The case of climate and agriculture in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. (pp. 119-135). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_5


Laso, F. Galapagos is a Garden. (pp. 137-166). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_6


Shao, Y., Wan, H., Rosenman, A., Laso, F.J., & Kennedy, L.M. Evaluating land cover change on the island of Santa Cruz, Galapagos Archipelago of Ecuador through cloud-gap filling and multi-sensor analysis. (pp. 167-182). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_7


Pizzitutti, F., Brewington, L., & Walsh, S.J. Human and natural environments, Island of Santa Cruz, Galapagos: A model-based approach to link land cover/land use changes to direct and indirect socio-economic drivers of change. (pp. 183-203). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_8


Hu, J., Qubain, C., & Riveros-Iregui, D. How do non-native plants influence soil nutrients along a hydroclimate gradient on San Cristobal Island? (pp. 205-219). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_9


Kelley, L.C. A critical physical geography of landscape changes in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1950s–2005. (pp. 221-239). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_10


Choi, C.S., Siregar, I.Z., & Ravi, S. Reframing the competition for land between food and energy production in Indonesia. (pp. 241-260). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_11


McQueen, S.G., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., & Hu, J. The carbon balance of tropical islands: Lessons from soil respiration. (pp. 261-276). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_12


Weber, N., & Weber, S. Impacts and management of invasive species in the UK overseas territories. (pp. 277-298). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43973-6_13

Kvan, T., & Karakiewicz, J. Complexity and consequence in coupled natural urban systems. (pp. 1-6). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_1


López Andrade, J.E., & Quiroga Ferri, D. The Galapagos urban context. (pp. 9-22). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_2


Batty, M., Bettencourt, L.M.A., & Kirley, M. Understanding coupled urban-natural dynamics as the key to sustainability: The example of the Galapagos. (pp. 23-41). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_3


de Haan, F.J., Quiroga Ferri, D., Walsh, S.J., & Bettencourt, L.M.A. Scales and transformative change: Transitions in the Galapagos. (pp. 43-58). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_4


Walsh, S.J., Engie, K., Page, P.H., & Frizzelle, B.G. Demographics of change: Modeling the transition of fishers to tourism in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 61-83). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_5


Quiroga, D. Socioecological systems and the management of the natural resources in the Galapagos. (pp. 85-93). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_6


Espin, P.A., Mena, C.F., & Pizzitutti, F. A model-based approach to study the tourism sustainability in an island environment: The case of Galapagos Islands. (pp. 97-113). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_7


Karakiewicz, J. Toward urban self-sufficiency in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 115-136). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_8


Burry, M., Cruz, C., & Kimm, G. Avoiding the color gray: Parametrizing CAS to incorporate reactive scripting. (pp. 137-154). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_9


Bettencourt, L.M.A. Critical paths to sustainability: The research challenge from island urban systems. (pp. 155-160). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99534-2_10

Quiroga, D. Galapagos: A microcosm of sustainable energy mix in fragile environments. (pp. 1-19). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_1


Quinn, M.S. Driving forces and barriers for a sustainable energy mix in fragile environments: North–South perspectives. (pp. 21-32). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_2


Herremans, I.M., & Tyler, ME. Climate change policy as a catalyst for sustainable energy practice: Examples from mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. (pp. 33-47). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_3


Herremans, I.M., & Echegaray, A.M. Biofuels in the energy mix of the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 49-56). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_4


Ingelson, A., & Phillip, C. Policies and laws and island environments. (pp. 57-92). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_5


Cubi, E., Bergerson, J., & Mehrotra, A. Using life cycle assessment to facilitate energy mix planning in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 93-105). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_6


Espinoza, J.L., Jara-Alvear, J., Urdiales Flores, L. Sustainability of renewable energy projects in the Amazonian region. (pp. 107-139). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_7


Peñafiel, R., Pesántez, L., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. Estimation of landfill methane generation from solid waste management options in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 141-151). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_8


Romo-Rábago, E., Herremans, I.M., & Hettiaratchi, P. Biodigesters as a community-based sustainable energy solution. (pp. 153-161). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_9


Tyler, ME., & Ingelson, A. Sustainable energy mix + fragile environments in Canada’s Northern Coastal Zone: Is Technology Enough? (pp. 163-181). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_10


Tyler, ME., & Herremans, I.M. Sustainable energy mix in fragile environments: A transdisciplinary framework for action. (pp. 183-194). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_11

de Lourdes Torres, M., & Gutiérrez, B. A preliminary assessment of the genetic diversity and population structure of guava, Psidium guajava, in San Cristobal. (pp. 3-17). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67177-2_1


Chaves, J.A. Genetic consequences of invasive species in the Galapagos Islands. (pp. 19-32). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67177-2_2


de la Torre, S., Villarruel, I., Córdova-Páez, A., & Herrera-Alvarez, X. Interactions among exotics: Guava and its associated fauna in the highlands of San Cristobal. (pp. 35-46). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67177-2_3


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