Jorge Carrión

Principal Investigator of the Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Program

Jorge is a specialist in Conservation Biology. As a member of the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology of the University of Seville, Spain. He studied with invasive and endemic plants of the Galapagos, in order to show the potential impacts and the support needed to implement, management measures for the conservation of the biodiversity of the Galapagos.

For more than 7 years, Jorge has worked in the Galapagos National Park. In areas such as Environmental Quality, Applied Research and Climate Change. He was the Director from March 2018 to February 2020.

Currently, he’s the principal investigator of the Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Program. Which is considered a transdisciplinary program, with components of movement and reproduction ecology, health, socio-ecosystems and environmental education.

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 Chaussée de la Hulpe 177 Bte 20 (rez) - 1170, Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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