Posted by Feb 02, 2016on
Roger Perry, writer, educator, passionate conservationist and first Charles Darwin Research Station Director from 1964 to 1970 died in January 2016 at the age of 82. He was a Darwin Foundation Honorary Member since 2004.
Posted by Jan 29, 2016on
This January 29, 2016 an inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement between the National Fisheries Institute (INP), represented by the General Director MSc. Edwin Moncayo, and the Charles Darwin Foundation, represented by the Executive Director, Dr. Arturo Izurieta Valery was signed.
Posted by Jan 28, 2016on
Former Director of the Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos, wildlife conservationist and author Roger Perry has died at the age of 82.
Posted by Dec 30, 2015on
The Meteorological Weather Station operated by the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Santa Cruz Island received its most recent maintenance check in October 2015. This important upkeep was carried out with the support of the Weather and Hydrology National Institute of Ecuador and with the collaboration of CDF staff member Solanda Rea, a CDF staff member with 33 years’ experience, including many years’ responsibility for the Weather Station.
Posted by Dec 29, 2015on
A workshop "Conservation planning for the critically endangered mangrove finch (Camarhynchus heliobates) 2016 - 2020" took place in Puerto Ayora from the 15 – 18 September 2015. Participants included international specialists who have worked with mangrove finch conservation, project partners and collaborators, institutional stakeholders and young Ecuadorian biologists.
Posted by Nov 29, 2015on
Check out our latest technical report on the importance of Darwin & Wolf Islands in the Galapagos Marine Reserve.
Posted by Nov 09, 2015on
Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (1859) transformed our understanding of evolutionary biology. 156 years later, Executive Director of CDF Dr Arturo Izurieta describes the natural and manmade activities threatening wildlife and plant survival on the Galapagos Islands.
Posted by Sep 21, 2015on
The CDF Landbird team, in coordination with the GNPD and with funding from Galapagos Conservancy, worked with Birds In The Hand, LLC to create "BirdsEye Galápagos", an App for users to learn about birds in Galapagos.
Posted by Sep 18, 2015on
Our internet connection has to make the 600-mile journey from mainland Ecuador and then get through cabling and connections that suffer from minor earth movements, salty environment, and marauding wildlife. So we are really grateful to the incredible efforts of a team of experts from the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), in collaboration with the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). Thanks to them, the CDF now has a re-wired and re-configured IT network at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS), as well as improved wireless connectivity. All this work means minimized interference in the scientists’ and support ...