Ms. Carol Townsend and Dr. Charles “Jay” Cole, both biologists with the American Museum of Natural History, first visited Galapagos in 1981 — and have since made more than 25 trips! Read more.
Introducing the Eastern Santa Cruz tortoise! Two populations of giant tortoises on Santa Cruz were assumed to be of the same species, but new genetic analyses has proven otherwise. Learn more.
We’re grateful to all of our supporters who help make conservation efforts possible in Galapagos. Watch a brief video featuring our partners on the ground as they say “thank you” from the Islands.