Ainoa Nieto


Ainoa is a Spanish wildlife veterinarian from Complutense University of Madrid. Since 2016, she has been the laboratory manager of the Charles Darwin Research Station, and she is also working for the Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Programme as veterinarian and researcher.

She is currently conducting a health assessment of the giant tortoises to better understand their health status and its implications for the conservation of the entire ecosystem.


Antibiotic resistance in Galapagos Giant Tortoises

Press Release.- Scientists from the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), the Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine (ICM), the Animal Health Research Center (INIA-CISA), the Complutense...

Science and Conservation at the Edge of a Volcano in Galapagos

Last July, members of the Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Programme (GTMEP) spent a week in Alcedo Volcano, one of the biggest volcanoes of the Galapagos Islands and home of the largest...

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