Micaela Solís

Agricultural Engineer and Junior Research Assistant for the Galapagos Verde 2050 project

Micaela Solís is an Agricultural engineer. She graduated from the EARTH University in Costa Rica, and has worked as technical assistant in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Galapagos (MAG) in agricultural areas of San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz islands, She has also worked as a consultant for the crop productivity projection study of a rural community in Costa Rica. She mapped and programmed an irrigation system and managed an ornamental plants nursery for the company Designs and Gardens (Costa Rica).

She obtained the license as a Naturalist Guide of the Galapagos National Park and she is currently working at the Charles Darwin Foundation as a Junior Research Assistant in the Galapagos Verde 2050 project.

As a Galapagueña, she feels a great commitment to the conservation of this archipelago and believes that there is a lot to contribute to achieve sustainable development in the Galapagos Islands.

Articles

Taking care of very important baby plants

When people ask me, why do you love plants? The answer is easy: “plants are at the base of the trophic chain, meaning they are crucial for the ecosystems”, and having so many endangered species...

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