Posted by May 11, 2015on
About 1,000 kilometres west of South America, on the equator, lies an archipelago that revolutionised our understanding of the natural world.
Posted by Apr 30, 2015on
On Friday April 17th, the Mangrove Finch project team transported eight captive reared mangrove finches back to Isabela Island to begin the careful process of preparing the birds for their release...
Posted by Apr 29, 2015on
S.O.S. Pinzón" is a project created by Isabella Cobo a 10th grade student from Colegio Americano de Quito which has raised $ 1.300 for the Mangrove Finch Conservation Project through the sale of stylish wrist bands.
Posted by Mar 31, 2015on
“Numero Uno” - the first mangrove finch chick raised during this year’s captive rearing program is the ultimate survivor....
Posted by Mar 17, 2015on
The Mangrove Finch project team led by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment via the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD), in collaboration with San Diego Zoo Global and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, are once again captive rearing mangrove finches – giving this critically endangered Darwin Finch a further “head start”.
Posted by Mar 05, 2015on
The Galapagos Verde 2050 project team have taken the first steps to restore large degraded areas of Floreana and Baltra.
Posted by Mar 04, 2015on
Continuing with efforts to protect Galapagos birds of one of their main threats, the parasitic fly, Philornis downsi, the second workshop was held in our research station, “Searching for solutions to control the parasitic fly, Philornis downsi in the Galapagos ".
Posted by Feb 03, 2015on
CDF researchers and collaborators deliver Galapagos landbird census and identification workshop
Posted by Jan 27, 2015on
Educational activities, goodies and lots of fun, working with the Isabela community....