Paul A. Baker

Paul is Dean of the School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech in Urcuqui, Ecuador.  

Paul is also Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Duke University. He is Chair of the newly founded Andean Sustainable Development Solutions Network (part of the global SDSN).  

Paul is also a member of the Committee on Research and Exploration of the National Geographic Society. His research focuses on the geologic and climatic history of tropical South America, asking the question: how does evolution of the physical environment help to determine the origin and evolution of the biota?

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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