Patricia Jaramillo Díaz

Leader of the Galapagos Verde 2050 Project and General Coordinator of the Natural History Collections

Patricia is an Ecuadorian researcher who came to Galapagos in 1996 to work on her PhD thesis about the ‘human impact on native, endemic and introduced flora on the Galapagos Islands’ and later became part of the CDRS staff as curator of the CDS herbarium in addition to initiating the project of conservation of threatened species.

She is a specialist in ecology and conservation biology and has developed numerous projects of applied biology on the species of threatened flora, plant-animal interactions and ecological restoration.

She was professor of botany at the Central University of Ecuador (Galapagos headquarters) and is currently leader of the project “Galapagos Verde 2050: Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems and Sustainable Agriculture” and is also General Coordinator of the Natural History Collections of Galapagos at the CDRS.


4 new species of lichen discovered in Galapagos

Scientists from the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Arizona State University and the Geneva Botanical Gardens recently discovered a great diversity of...

Galapagos Verde 2050 is Starting the Process of Ecological Restoration on Española Island

Written in collaboration with Lorena Romero. Between June 21 and 28, 2017, the Galapagos Verde 2050 (GV2050) team, with the collaboration of Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative, implemented by...

The Galapagos Verde 2050 Project: We Want to See a Greener Baltra!

Between September 27 and September 30, 2016 the Galapagos Verde 2050 project, together with the DPNG and with the support of ECOGAL and FAE, in order to continue the process of ecological...

Galapagos Verde 2050 Continues Contributing to Ecological Restoration of South Plaza

During May and June our team of scientists and volunteers, along with the collaboration of the Galapagos National Park Directorate, continued the initial phase in the process of ecological...

Galapagos Verde 2050 Incorporates Biodegradable Cocoon Technology as Part of the Ecological Restoration of Baltra Island

Written in collaboration with Liza Diaz Lalova and Soledad Moran. Galapagos Verde 2050 project works developing concrete actions to contribute to the process of restoring the ecological integrity...

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