Paola Díaz Freire

Communications and Public Relations Coordinator

Paola came back to the Galapagos in mid-2015 after 12 years of working in Australia and the Middle East.

She worked for the CDRS in Communications between 1999 and 2004.

She has an Environmental Science degree and a Master’s in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom.

She is responsible for the management and running of the Communications Area.

Post in National Geographic Voices: Unique Encounters at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos.

Articles

First Atlas of the Native and Invasive Species of the Galapagos Islands

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and World Wildlife Fund Inc. (WWF) wish to recognize the extraordinary support received from people and institutions, who have contributed in a significant way to...

Celebrating Felipe Cruz's life in Galapagos

Today we had the honor of celebrating the life of our friend and partner of so many years, Felipe Cruz Bedón, who died in Chile on August 9, 2018. In a ceremony that took place at the Charles Darwin...

Felipe Cruz Bedón, leaves an immense gap in Galapagos

Is with deep regret The Charles Darwin Foundation, its Board of Directors, Members of its General Assembly, staff members and volunteers send this note about the death of our friend and colleague,...

Dr. Heinke Jäger Receives Recognition for her Research in Galapagos

The Santa Cruz Municipality in the Galapagos Islands, in the Session of the 9th of February 2018, unanimously resolved to award Dr. Heinke Jäger the SCIENTIFIC MERIT RECOGNITION for her work in the...

Unique Encounters at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos

The visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station on the Island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos is a lifetime dream for our visitors, according to Dennis Ballesteros, a Senior Guide with Metropolitan...

The Aquatimer Gets Up Close With The Predators Of The Seas

IWC, one of our main donors supporting our conservation work in Galapagos, has launched a new watch, the Aquatimer Chronograph "Sharks". The special edition watch with production limited to 500...

Don Jacinto Gordillo and the Charles Darwin Foundation

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,...

Yachay Tech and the Charles Darwin Foundation Will Work Together to Achieve Excellence for Science in Ecuador

On September 15, Catherine Rigsby, Chancellor of Yachay Tech, Paul Baker, Dean of the School of Geological Sciences and Engineering, Edwin Cadena, a teacher at the same school, and Arturo Izurieta,...

New 25-Year Deal to Boost Scientific Research and Environmental Conservation in the Galapagos Islands

A 25-year cooperation deal was signed in Quito on Friday, July 29, 2016 and a symbolic ceremony took place in Galapagos on the 11th of August of the same year, between the Ecuadorian Government and...

Farewell Freda!

Last week our Grants and Contracts Manager, Freda Chapman, retired. We wish Freda all the best in her new endeavors and want to thank her for all the years of hard work and dedication to the...

"Charles Darwin" Exhibition Hall Soft Opening

A year ago the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) initiated a project to create an area within the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) with the primary objective of showing visitors and the local...

Inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement Between the National Fisheries Institute and the Charles Darwin Foundation

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...

The Charles Darwin Foundation Appoints Researcher Arturo Izurieta Valery as New Executive Director

Professor Dennis Geist, President of the CDF, remarks, “This is a transformation for the Charles Darwin Foundation, a real opportunity to take a major step forward in our scientific support of...

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