Monitoring Penguins and Cormorants in the West of the Galapagos

Posted by Daniela Vilema on Feb 03, 2017

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During the last penguins and cormorants monitoring activity of 2016, we crossed the west of the archipelago to tag and estimate the number of individuals that exist in the area. These species are vulnerable to natural impacts such as climate change and human impacts as introduced species so their monitoring is key for their conservation.

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Don Jacinto Gordillo and the Charles Darwin Foundation

Posted by Liza Díaz Lalova on Nov 17, 2016

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We regret to inform that the early morning of October 25th, 2016 in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in San Cristobal Island, we lost a very dear friend and ex colleague of the Charles Darwin Foundation, Jacinto Gordillo.

Everyone who had the honor to meet Don Jacinto know and feel closely the quality of person he was. His legacy to the Galapagos society, global and local science is huge. A tireless man, patient and wise will always be remembered.

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