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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Learning About Sharks in Galapagos

Posted by Liza Díaz Lalova on Aug 07, 2016

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“Galapagos needs sharks, sharks need Galapagos”. This is the main focus of the environmental education workshops that have been developed for 5th, 6th and 7th graders in all the schools of Santa Cruz and they will soon be disseminated on the islands of Floreana, San Cristobal and Isabela as part of the “Protect the Fins and the Ocean Wins” campaign that the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) has been developing in the last month.

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Galapagos Verde 2050 Continues Contributing to Ecological Restoration of South Plaza

Posted by Liza Díaz Lalova on Aug 02, 2016

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During May and June our team of scientists and volunteers with the collaboration of the Galapagos National Park Directorate continued the initial phase in the process of ecological restoration of South Plaza through the recuperation of the cacti population (Opuntia echios var. echios). This species not only shapes the ecosystem of the island but is the main food source for terrestrial iguanas, whose population is very abundant in South Plaza.

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