Julio Rodríguez Stimson

Environmental Communicator

Julio Rodríguez Stimson is a tri-national citizen of Ecuador, Spain and the USA who holds a B.A. in History and an MSc. in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Over the last few years he has made films for organizations in India and Greece, interned at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and worked as a video chronicler aboard the National Geographic Islander in Galapagos.

He is very passionate about environmental conservation and particularly the role of indigenous peoples in forest conservation, after having lived with the Cofán people of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. Currently, he is working as an Environmental Communicator for the Charles Darwin Foundation.

Articles

Invasive Parasitic Fly Attacks the Galapagos Martin

The Galapagos martin (Progne modesta) is an endemic species, which means it is only found on the archipelago. Due to its low numbers, it is categorized as an endangered species by the Internati...

SERC and CDF: United for Galapagos

We are very pleased to announce a new partnership between The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. A Memorandum of Understan...

Travel with Ecoventura & Support Galapagos Conservation

Do you want to visit Galapagos and help conserve the archipelago? The Ecuadorian tour-company, Ecoventura, joined forces with the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) in 2017 to help preserve...

Reducing the Threat of a Parasitic Fly on Galapagos Landbirds

On February 15, members of two multi-country working groups attended a workshop hosted by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD) to share update...

Women Working in Science and Conservation

Today we pay homage to all the women who work for science and conservation in Galapagos. All departments, including Science, Administration and Executive Management, depend on an incredible tea...

A Galapagos Youth and Her Passion for Conservation

The scholarships at the Charles Darwin Foundation help train talented students from Galapagos. Patricia Isabela Tapia, a 20-year-old Galapagos youth, is currently following her passion and stud...

New Website for Science and Conservation in Galapagos

Today, February 12th, is a very special day for the Galapagos islands, and the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF). Not only was it Charles Darwin’s birthday in 1809, but it was also the da...

Dr. Gerard Wellington Marine Climate Change Project

We believe that climate change is one of the most pressing issues of the world today. The Charles Darwin Foundation is ready to tackle this global problem by improving our scientific understan...

The Galapagos Biodiversity and Education for Sustainability Fund

As part of a launch of the new “Galapagos Biodiversity and Education for Sustainability Fund”, a  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the Ecuadorian tour-com...

Scientists Meet in Galapagos to Discuss Climate Change

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD), and a group of local and international scientists and authorities met at the end of July 2017 on Santa ...

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