Ernesto Bustamante

Coordinador de Enlace Isla Isabela

Ingeniero Ambiental de Perú con una maestría en Manejo de Medio Ambiente en Australia.

Ernesto llegó a la ECCD a finales del 2016 con la idea de servir como Coordinador de Enlace en la Isla Isabela.

Como parte de sus funciones, él es contacto primario de la ECCD con las distintas instituciones locales y representa a la Fundación en actividades o reuniones que se presenten, apoya en la ejecución de proyectos en la isla, brinda información sobre la institución a los turistas y la comunidad y coordina el punto donaciones.


"Our Roots"; Isabela Island gastronomy, culture, and tradition

Isabela's recipe book "Our Roots" (Our Roots) will be officially launched on august 20th of 2021. The cookbook features twelve typical dishes of the island. It Is divided into three sections: four...

2020 working during the pandemic on Isabela Island, Galapagos

At the end of 2019, the CDF team on Isabela had a clear plan about the main education, sustainability and community outreach activities to be executed in 2020.However, March arrived and all of our...

Strengthening the presence of the Charles Darwin Foundation on Isabela Island

Three years have passed since the institutional presence of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) on Isabela was resumed in January 2017. During this time, we have gradually consolidated our presence...

Sustainable Community Project in the Galapagos

On Isabela Island in the Galapagos, the need to implement environmental education initiatives was identified as a high priority due to the lack of these types of initiatives in the curriculums of...

We’ve been on Isabela for 1.5 Years!

The Executive Directorate of the Charles Darwin Foundation identified in 2016 that it was a necessity to spread the mission of the Foundation on the different populated areas of the archipelago. For...

Expanding science and knowledge on the largest island of the Galapagos

I have been very lucky to visit Galapagos numerous times, first as a volunteer at the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD) and then at the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF). At the start of...

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