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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.

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).

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.

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. 

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). 

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.

Walsh, S.J., Laso, F.., & Giefer, M. (2024). Animals and land cover/land use change: A remote sensing—Galapagos Islands assessment. In: ScienceDirect (Ed.), Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier.

Urquía, D.O., Anslan, S., Asadobay, P., Moreira-Mendieta, A., Vences, M., Chaves, J.A., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2024). DNA-metabarcoding supports trophic flexibility and reveals new prey species for the Galapagos sea lion. Ecology and Evolution, 14(3).

Deakin, K., Savage, G., Jones, J.S., Porter, A., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Santillo, D., & Lewis, C. (2024). Sea surface microplastics in the Galapagos: Grab samples reveal high concentrations of particles <200 μm in size. Science of The Total Environment, 923.

Letessier, T.B., Mouillot, D., Mannocci, L., Jabour Christ, H., Elamin, E.M., Elamin, S.M., Friedlander, A.M., Hearn, A., Juhel, J., Kleiven, A.R., Moland, E., Mouquet, N., Nillos-Kleiven, P.J., Sala, E., Thompson, C.D.H., Velez, L., Vigliola, L., & Meeuwig, J.J. (2024). Divergent responses of pelagic and benthic fish body-size structure to remoteness and protection from humans. Science, 383(6686).

Botterell, Z.L.R., Ribeiro, F., Alarcón-Ruales, D., Alfaro, E., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Allan, N., Becerra, N., Braunholtz, L., Cardenas-Diaz, S., de Veer, D., Escobar-Sanchez, G., Gabela-Flores, M.V., Godley, B.J., Grønneberg, I., Howard, J.A., Honorato-Zimmer, D., Jones, J.S., Lewis, C., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., … Galloway, T.S. (2024). Plastic pollution transcends marine protected area boundaries in the eastern tropical and south-eastern Pacific. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 201.

Chavez, D.E., Hains, T., Espinoza, S., Wayne, R.K., & Chaves, J. (2024). Whole-genome analysis reveals the diversification of Galapagos rail (Aves: Rallidae) and confirms the success of goat eradication programs. Journal of Heredity.

Garizio, L., Gargano, M., Colosimo, G., Gratton, P., Gerber, G.P., Lewbart, G., Sevilla, C., & Gentile, G. (2024). First evidence of recruitment in critically endangered Galapagos pink land iguanas (Conolophus marthae). Conservation Science and Practice.

Moreira-Mendieta, A., Urquía, D.O., Asadobay, P., & Páez-Rosas, D. (2024). Evidence of a Predatory Interaction of a Cookiecutter Shark (Isistius brasiliensis) on Galapagos Fur Seals (Arctocephalus galapagoensis). Aquatic Mammals, 50(2), 127-131.

Vásquez, W.F., Mateus, C., Loyola-Plúa, M.I., Torres-Suárez, J., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2024). Tourists’ willingness to fund local investments in renewable energy: A contingent valuation study from the Galápagos Islands. Energy for Sustainable Development, 80.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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).

Arce-Nazario, J. A. (2022). Resilience and community pride after a hurricane: counter-narratives from rural water systems in Puerto Rico. Alternautas, 5 (2).

Johnston, E.L., Clark, G.F., & Bruno, J.F. (2022). The speeding up of marine ecosystems. Climate Change Ecology, 3.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vision, T.J., & Reatini, B. (2022). The two faces of secondary contact on islands. Carolina Digital Repository.

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.

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.

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.

Eddy, T.D., Lam, V.W.Y., Reygondeau, G., Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M., Greer, K., Lourdes D. Palomares, M., Bruno, J.F., Ota, Y., & Cheung, W.W.L. Global decline in capacity of coral reefs to provide ecosystem services. One Earth, 4 (9), 1278-1285.

Bonaccorso, E., Ordóñez-Garza, N., Pazmiño, D.A., Hearn, A., Páez-Rosas, D., Cruz, S., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Espinoza, E., Suárez, J., Muñoz-Rosado, L.D., Vizuete, A., Chaves, J.A., de Lourdes Torres, M., Bustos, W., Rueda, D., Hirschfeld, M., & Guayasamin, J.M. (2021). International fisheries threaten globally endangered sharks in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean: the case of the Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999 reefer vessel seized within the Galápagos Marine Reserve. Scientific Reports, 11.

Alarcón Bolaños, P., de Lourdes Torres, M., Pozo, G., Erazo, MP, Ortega, M., Rojas, E., Barriga, N., & Leon Reyes, A. (2021). Evaluación de marcadores microsatélites (SSRs) heterólogos en Rubus niveus para estudios de diversidad genética en las Islas Galápagos. ACI Avances en Ciencias e Ingenierías, 13 (2).

Urquía, D., Gutierrez, B., Pozo, G., Pozo, M. J., & de Lourdes Torres, M. (2021). Origin and dispersion pathways of guava in the Galapagos Islands inferred through genetics and historical records. Ecology and Evolution, 11 (21), 15111– 15131.

Gibson, M.J.S., de Lourdes Torres, M., Brandvain, Y., & Moyle, L.C. (2021). Introgression shapes fruit color convergence in invasive Galápagos tomato. eLife.

Lorenzo-Carballa, M.O., Garrison, R.W., Encalada, A.C., & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2021). Darwin returns to the Galapagos: Genetic and morphological analyses confirm the presence of Tramea darwini at the archipelago (Odonata, Libellulidae). Insects, 12 (1).

Lynton-Jenkins, J.G., Russell, A.F., Chaves, J.A., & Bonneaud, C. (2021). Avian disease surveillance on the island of San Cristóbal, Galápagos. Ecology and Evolution, 11 (24), 18422– 18433.

Rivkin, L.R., Johnson, R.A., Chaves, J.A., & Johnson, M.T.J. (2021). Urbanization alters interactions between Darwin’s finches and Tribulus cistoides on the Galápagos Islands. Ecology and Evolution, 11 (22), 15754– 15765.

Lopes, F., Oliveira, L.R., Kessler, A., Beaux, Y., Crespo, E., Cárdenas-Alayza, S., Majluf, P., Sepúlveda, M., Brownell Jr., R.L., Franco-Trecu, V., Páez-Rosas, D., Chaves, J.A., Loch, C., Robertson, B.C., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., Elorriaga-Verplancken, F.R., Kirkman, S.P., Peart, C.R., Wolf, J.B.W., & Bonatto, S.L. (2021). Phylogenomic discordance in the eared seals is best explained by incomplete lineage sorting following explosive radiation in the Southern Hemisphere. Systematic Biology, 70 (4), 786–802.

Harvey, J.A., Chernicky, K., Simons, S.R., Verrett, T.B., Chaves, J.A., & Knutie, S.A. (2021). Urban living influences the nesting success of Darwin’s finches in the Galápagos Islands. Ecology and Evolution, 11 (10), 5038– 5048.

Dobreva, M.P., Lynton-Jenkins, J.G., Chaves, J.A., Tokita, M., Bonneaud, C., & Abzhanov, A. (2021). Sex identification in embryos and adults of Darwin’s finches. PLOS ONE, 16.

Cambra, M., Lara-Lizardi, F., Peñaherrera-Palma, C., Hearn, A., Ketchum, J.T., Zarate, P., Chacón, C., Suárez-Moncada, J., Herrera, E., & Espinoza, M. (2021). A first assessment of the distribution and abundance of large pelagic species at Cocos Ridge seamounts (Eastern Tropical Pacific) using drifting pelagic baited remote cameras. PLOS ONE, 16.

Larsen, W., Liu, X., & Riveros-Iregui, D.A. (2021). Rare earth element behavior in springs and streams on a basaltic island: San Cristóbal, Galápagos. Applied Geochemistry, 131.

Páez-Rosas, D., Torres, J., Espinoza, E., Marchetti, A., Seim, H., & Riofrío-Lazo, M. (2021). Declines and recovery in endangered Galapagos pinnipeds during the El Niño event. Scientific Reports, 11.

Paltán, H.A., Benitez, F.L., Rosero, P., Escobar-Camacho, D., Cuesta, F., & Mena, C.F. (2021). Climate and sea surface trends in the Galapagos Islands. Scientific Reports, 11.

Escobar-Camacho, D., Rosero, P., Castrejón, M., Mena, C.F., & Cuesta, F. (2021). Oceanic islands and climate: Using a multi-criteria model of drivers of change to select key conservation areas in Galapagos. Regional Environmental Change, 21.

Maurice, L., Le Croizier, G., Morales, G., Carpintero, N., Guayasamin, J.M., Sonke, J., Páez-Rosas, D., Point, D., Bustos, W., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2021). Concentrations and stable isotopes of mercury in sharks of the Galapagos Marine Reserve: Human health concerns and feeding patterns. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 215.

Vernaza, W., Pozo, R., Mateus, M. C., Quiroga, D., Stewart, J., Thompson, A., Raheem, N., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2021). “Agua para Galápagos”: un programa de monitoreo de la calidad del agua en las islas Galápagos. Esferas, 2.

Vásquez, W.F., Raheem, N., Quiroga, D., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2021). Household preferences for improved water services in Galápagos Islands. Water Resources and Economics, 34.

Wingfield, S., Martínez-Moscoso, A., Quiroga, D., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2021). Challenges to water management in Ecuador: Legal authorization, quality parameters, and socio-political responses. Water, 13 (8).

Hearn, A. (2021). Whale shark movements and migrations. In A.D.M. Dove & S.J. Pierce (Eds.), Whale sharks: Biology, ecology, and conservation (chapter 6). CRC Press.

Hearn, A. (2021). Outstanding questions in whale shark research and conservation. In A.D.M. Dove & S.J. Pierce (Eds.), Whale sharks: Biology, ecology, and conservation (chapter 13). CRC Press.

León-Reyes, A. & Barriga-Medina, N. (2021). Memorias del II Congreso de Control Biológico Aplicado. Archivos Académicos USFQ, 36.

Albuja Quintana, M.I., Rojas López, K.E., Erazo, M.P., Asadobay, P.E., Vinueza, G.L., Rivas-Torres, G.F., & de Lourdes Torres Proaño, M. (2021, August 7). Genetic diversity, connectivity, and population structure of Cedrela odorata in mainland Ecuador and Galapagos [Presentation]. ASHS 2021, Denver, Colorado.

Le, N.K., Panchang, S., Izurieta, A., Ortiz, M.R., Hoare, I., Naik, E., Espinel, M., Terán, E., & Izurieta, R. (2021). Fostering East-West and North-South bidirectional collaborations: Experiences from the First International Congress on Ecology and Evolution of Global Communicable Diseases held in Quito and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. International Journal of Academic Medicine, 7 (3), 137-40. 10.4103/IJAM.IJAM_42_21

Garzon-Chavez, D., Rivas-Condo, J., Echeverria, A., Mozo, J., Quentin, E., Reyes, J., & Terán, E. (2021). COVID-19 infection and previous BCG vaccination coverage in the Ecuadorian population. Vaccines, 9 (2).

Jahnke, J.R., Terán, E., Murgueitio, F., Cabrera, H., & Thompson, A.L. (2020). Maternal stress, placental 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2, and infant HPA axis development in humans: Psychosocial and physiological pathways. Placenta, 104, 179-187.

Shao, Y., Cooner, A.J., & Walsh, S.J. (2021). Assessing deep convolutional neural networks and assisted machine perception for urban mapping. Remote Sensing, 13 (8).

Jahnke, J.R., Waldrop, J., Ledford, A., & Martinez, B. (2021). Uncovering burdens, examining needs, and shedding assumptions of evidence-based social support programs for mothers: A descriptive qualitative study in a remote community. Global Qualitative Nursing Research.

Laso, F.J. (2021). Agriculture, wildlife, and conservation in the Galapagos Islands (Publication No. 28416742) [Doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. ProQuest LLC.

Laso, F.J., Benítez, F.L., Rivas-Torres, G., Sampedro, C., & Arce-Nazario, J. (2020). Land cover classification of complex agroecosystems in the non-protected highlands of the Galapagos Islands. Remote Sensing, 12 (1), 65.

Colloredo-Mansfeld, M., Laso, F.J., & Arce-Nazario, J. (2020). Drone-based participatory mapping: examining local agricultural knowledge in the Galapagos. Drones, 4 (4), 62.

Urquía, D., Pozo, G., Gutierrez, B., Rowntree, J.K., & de Lourdes Torres, M. (2020). Understanding the genetic diversity of the guayabillo (Psidium galapageium), an endemic plant of the Galapagos Islands. Global Ecology and Conservation, 24.

Gibson, M.J.S., de Lourdes Torres, M. & Moyle, L.C. (2020). Local extirpation is pervasive among historical populations of Galápagos endemic tomatoes. Evolutionary Ecology 34, 289–307.

Fernández-Mazuecos, M., Vargas, P., McCauley, R.A., Monjas, D., Otero, A., Chaves, J.A., Guevara Andino, J.E., & Rivas-Torres, G. (2020). The radiation of Darwin’s giant daisies in the Galápagos Islands. Current Biology, 30 (24), 4989-4998.

Chaves, J.A., Martinez-Torres, P.J., Depino, E.A., Espinoza-Ulloa, S., García-Loor, J., Beichman, A.C., & Stervander, M. (2020). Evolutionary history of the Galápagos rail revealed by ancient mitogenomes and modern samples. Diversity, 12 (11).

Addesso, A.M., Harvey, J.A., Vaziri, G.J., Verrett, T.B., Albert, L., Arthur, C., Chernicky, K., Simons, S.R., Chaves, J.A., & Knutie, S.A. (2020). Effect of introduced parasites on the survival and microbiota of nestling cactus finches (Geospiza scandens) in the Galápagos Islands. Journal of Ornithology, 161, 1011–1019.

Tattersall, G.J., Danner, R.M., Chaves, J.A., & Levesque, D.L. (2020). Activity analysis of thermal imaging videos using a difference imaging approach. Journal of Thermal Biology, 91.

Carvajal-Endara, S., Hendry, A.P., Emery, N.C., Neu, C.P., Carmona, D., Gotanda, K.M., Davies, T.J., Chaves, J.A., & Johnson, M.T J. (2020). The ecology and evolution of seed predation by Darwin’s finches on Tribulus cistoides on the Galápagos Islands. Ecological Monographs, 90 (1).

Gifford, S.M., Zhao, L., Stemple, B., DeLong, K., Medeiros, P.M., Seim, H., & Marchetti, A. (2020) Microbial niche diversification in the Galápagos Archipelago and its response to El Niño. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11.

Ulloa, G., Vásconez, V.A., Benítez, D.S., Pérez, N., & Hearn, A. (2020, October 13-16). Hammerhead shark detection using regions with convolutional neural networks. 2020 IEEE ANDESCON, Quito, Ecuador.

Páez-Rosas, D., Galván-Magaña, F., Baque-Menoscal, J., Tripp-Valdez, A., Fischer, C., & Hearn, A. (2020). Trophic preferences of three pelagic fish inhabiting the Galapagos Marine Reserve: Ecological inferences using multiple analyses. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 103, 647–665.

Chávez, E.J., Arauz, R., Hearn, A., Nalesso, E., & Steiner, T. (2020). Association of sharks with Las Gemelas Seamount and first evidence of connectivity with Cocos Island, Pacific of Costa Rica. Revista de Biología Tropical, 68.

Hearn, A., Steiner, T., & Arauz, R. (2020). A brief massive aggregation of pelagic swimming crabs Euphylax dovii (Decapoda: Portunidae) at Cocos Island, Costa Rica coincides with onset of El Niño event. Revista de Biología Tropical, 68.

Mateus, C., Valencia, M., DiFrancesco, K., Ochoa-Herrera, V., Gartner, T., & Quiroga, D. (2020). Governance mechanisms and barriers for achieving water quality improvements in Galapagos. Sustainability, 12 (21).

Grube, A.M., Stewart, J.R., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2020). The challenge of achieving safely managed drinking water supply on San Cristobal island, Galápagos. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 228.

Stahl, P.W., Astudillo, F.J., Jamieson, R.W., Quiroga, D., & Delgado, F. (2020). Historical ecology and archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: A legacy of human occupation. University Press of Florida.

Peña, A., Pérez, N., Benítez, D.S., & Hearn, A. (2020, August 7-8). Hammerhead Shark Species Monitoring with Deep Learning [Paper]. ColCACI 2020, Cali, Colombia.

Mena, C.F., Quiroga, D., & Walsh, S.J. (2020). Threats to sustainability in the Galapagos Islands: A social–ecological perspective. In F.O. Sarmiento & L.M. Frolich (Eds.), The Elgar companion to geography, transdisciplinarity and sustainability (chapter 21). Elgar Publishing.

Martínez-Fernández, J., Esteve-Selma, M.Á., Banos-Gonzalez, I., Sampedro, C., Mena, C., & Carrión-Tacuri, J. (2020). Managing the Galapagos National Park: A systemic approach based on socio-ecological modeling and sustainability indicators. In A. Ortega-Rubio (Ed.) Socio-ecological studies in natural protected areas (pp. 187-214). Springer, Cham.

Percy, M.S., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Mirus, B.B., & Benninger, L.K. (2020). Temporal and spatial variability of shallow soil moisture across four planar hillslopes on a tropical ocean island, San Cristóbal, Galápagos. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 30.

Gomez Jaramillo, A.M.M., & Terán, E. (2020). 1533. Galapagos Islands: Structuring of an HIV clinic in a captive territory. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7, S767.

Chen, Y., Zhang, Y., Lambe, A.T., Xu, R., Lei, Z., Olson, N.E., Zhang, Z., Szalkowski, T., Cui, T., Vizuete, W., Gold, A., Turpin, B.J., Ault, A.P., Chan, M.N., & Surratt, J.D. (2020). Heterogeneous hydroxyl radical oxidation of isoprene-epoxydiol-derived methyltetrol sulfates: Plausible formation mechanisms of previously unexplained organosulfates in ambient fine aerosols. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 7.

Ledford, A., Waldrop, J., Jahnke, J.R., & Martinez, B. (2020, October 28). The paradox of paradise: Disrupting the narrative to understand the realities faced by mothers in San Cristóbal, Galapagos [Abstract]. APHA 2020, Virtual.

Jahnke, J.R. (2020). Madres sanas, bebés sanos: The intergenerational effects of maternal stress in the Galapagos Islands (Publication No. 27957238) [Doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. ProQuest LLC. 

Goodman, L.S. (2020). Feasibility of new methods for nursery ground identification for the juvenile blacktip shark (Carcharhinus Limbatus) using drone technology – San Cristobal Island, Galapagos (Publication No. 27744365) [Master’s thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. ProQuest LLC.

Arce-Nazario, J. A. (2019). Geovisualizing space and time in a science-art exhibit. Abstracts of the ICA, 1.

Bates, A.E., Cooke, R.S.C., Duncan, M.I., Edgar, G.J., Bruno, J.F., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Côté, I.M., Lefcheck, J.S., Costello, M.J., Barrett, N., Bird, T.J., Fenberg, P.B., & Stuart-Smith, R.D. (2019). Climate resilience in marine protected areas and the ‘Protection Paradox.’ Biological Conservation, 236, 305-314.

Crotty, S.M., Altieri, A.H., Bruno, J.F., Fischman, H., & Bertness, M.D. (2019) The foundation for building the conservation capacity of community ecology. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.

Bruno, J.F., Côté, I.M., & Toth, L.T. (2019). Climate change, coral loss, and the curious case of the parrotfish paradigm: Why don’t marine protected areas improve reef resilience? Annual Review of Marine Science, 11, 307-334.

Urquía, D., Gutierrez, B., Pozo, G., Pozo, M.J., Espín, A., & de Lourdes Torres, M. (2019). Psidium guajava in the Galapagos Islands: Population genetics and history of an invasive species. PLOS ONE, 14 (3).

Beausoleil, M., Frishkoff, L.O., M’Gonigle, L.K., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Knutie, S.A., De León, L.F., Huber, S.K., Chaves, J.A., Clayton, D.H., Koop, J.A.H., Podos, J., Sharpe, D.M.T., Hendry, A.P., & Barrett, R.D.H. (2019). Temporally varying disruptive selection in the medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis). Proceedings of the Royal Society, 286 (1916).

De León, L.F., Sharpe, D.M.T., Gotanda, K.M., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Chaves, J.A., Hendry, A.P., & Podos, J. (2019). Urbanization erodes niche segregation in Darwin’s finches. Evolutionary Applications, 12 (7), 1329–1343.

Song, S.J., Sanders, J.G., Baldassarre, D.T., Chaves, J.A., Johnson, N.S., Piaggio, A.J., Stuckey, M.J., Nováková, E., Metcalf, J.L., Chomel, B.B., Aguilar-Setién, A., Knight, R., & McKenzie, V.J. (2019). Is there convergence of gut microbes in blood-feeding vertebrates? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 34 (1777).

Knutie, S.A., Chaves, J.A., & Gotanda, K.M. Human activity can influence the gut microbiota of Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos Islands. Molecular Ecology, 28 (9), 2441–2450.

Nalesso, E., Hearn, A., Sosa-Nishizaki, O., Steiner, T., Antoniou, A., Reid, A., Bessudo, S., Soler, G., Klimley, A.P., Lara, F., Ketchum, J.T., & Arauz, R. (2019). Movements of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) at Cocos Island, Costa Rica and between oceanic islands in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. PLOS ONE, 14.

Marchetti, A. (2019). A global perspective on iron and plankton through the Tara Oceans lens. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33 (3), 239-242.

Mateus, C., Guerrero, C.A., Quezada, G., Lara, D., & Ochoa-Herrera, V. (2019). An integrated approach for evaluating water quality between 2007–2015 in Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Archipelago. Water, 11 (5).

Kelley, D., Page, K., Quiroga, D., & Salazar, R. (2019). In the footsteps of Darwin: Geoheritage, geotourism and conservation in the Galapagos Islands. Springer Cham.

León-Reyes, A., & Barriga, N. (2019). Memorias del 4to Simposio en Fitopatología, Control Biológico e Interacciones Planta-Patógeno. Archivos Académicos USFQ, 23.

Páez-Rosas, D., Vaca, L., Pepolas, R., Wollocombe, R., De Roy, T., & Rivas-Torres, G. (2019). Hunting and cooperative foraging behavior of Galapagos sea lion: An attack to large pelagics. Marine Mammal Science, 36 (1), 386-391.

Gillespie, T.W., Keppel, G., Robinson, C.M., & Rivas-Torres, G. (2019). Dry forests of the Galápagos: A comparative assessment of a World Heritage Site. Pacific Conservation Biology, 26 (2), 161-172.

Houck, K.M., Terán, E., Ochoa, J., Zapata, G.N., Gomez, A.M., Parra, R., Dvorquez, D., Stewart, J.R., Bentley, M.E., & Thompson, A.L. (2019). Drinking water improvements and rates of urinary and gastrointestinal infections in Galápagos, Ecuador: Assessing household and community factors. American Journal of Human Biology, 32 (1).

Nicholas, K.M., Bentley, M.E., Terán, E., & Thompson, A.L. (2019). Water security in the Galápagos: Socioecological determinants and health implications. EcoHealth, 17.

Thompson, A.L., Nicholas, K.M., Watson, E., Terán, E., & Bentley, M.E. (2019). Water, food, and the dual burden of disease in Galápagos, Ecuador. American Journal of Human Biology, 32 (1).

Thompson, A.L., Houck, K.M., & Jahnke, J.R. (2019). Pathways linking caesarean delivery to early health in a dual burden context: Immune development and the gut microbiome in infants and children from Galápagos, Ecuador. American Journal of Human Biology, 31 (2).

Jahnke, J.R., Houck, K.M., Bentley, M.E., & Thompson, A.L. (2019). Rising rates of cesarean delivery in Ecuador: Socioeconomic and institutional determinants over two decades. Birth, 46 (2), 335–343.

Pera, M.F., Katz, B.N.H., & Bentley, M.E. (2019). Dietary diversity, food security, and body image among women and children on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 23(6), 830–838.

Arce-Nazario, J. (2018). The science and politics of water quality. In R. Lave, C. Biermann, & S. Lane (Eds), The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography (pp. 465-483). Palgrave Macmillan.

Carr, L.A., Gittman, R.K., & Bruno, J.F. (2018). Temperature influences herbivory and algal biomass in the Galápagos Islands. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.

Bruno, J.F., Bates, A.E., Cacciapaglia, C., Pike, E.P., Amstrup, S.C., van Hooidonk, R., Henson, S.A., & Aronson, R.B. (2018). Climate change threatens the world’s marine protected areas. Nature Climate Change, 8, 499–503.

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.

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.

Reatini, B., de Lourdes Torres, M., Valdebenito, H., & Vision, T. (2018). Complete plastome sequences of two Psidium species from the Galápagos Islands. F1000Research, 7.

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.

Tattersall, G.J., Chaves, J.A., & Danner, R.M. (2018). Thermoregulatory windows in Darwin’s finches. Functional Ecology, 32 (2), 358– 368.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

Reatini, B., de Lourdes Torres, M., Valdebenito, H., & Vision, T. (2018). Complete plastome sequences of two Psidium species from the Galápagos Islands. F1000Research.

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).

Walsh, S.J., & Mena, C.F. Communique – goals and objectives of the World Summit on Island Sustainability. (pp. 15-25).

Luna, J.P. Globalization & the challenging political economy of governing (and researching) islands in contemporary times. (pp. 29-41).

Bilsborrow, R.E. Changing land use in island countries: A meta perspective on effects of demographic processes and tourism. (pp. 43-57).

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).

Advani, N.K. On-the-ground solutions to help people and wildlife in a changing climate. (pp. 79-87).

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).

Ocampo Trujillo, J.E., & Coello, M.E.M. Improvements in the Galapagos health system: Telemedicine, research & medical assistance. (pp. 107-117).

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).

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).

Frankenberg, E., Sumantri, C., & Thomas, D. Understanding the impacts of a natural disaster: Evidence from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. (pp. 151-166).

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).

de la Torre, S., & Villarruel-Oviedo, I. Galapagos land snails and environmental sustainability. (pp. 187-196).

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