Galapagos Conservancy (GC) is dedicated exclusively to the long-term protection of the Galapagos Islands. This single focus allows us to maximize the impact of the financial support of our members, who include individuals and institutions that care deeply about the Galapagos Islands and understand the scientific importance of preserving this extraordinary ecosystem.
Collectively, our members represent the largest source of private funding for Galapagos conservation. Our direct support to on-the-ground research and management has more than doubled since 2004. We are committed to strengthening local institutions and to creating local capacity to ensure long-term protection of the archipelago. We leverage our resources by working in close partnership with many allies, the most central to our work being the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galapagos National Park. We are fortunate to collaborate with scientists from many U.S. universities, international non-governmental organizations, and a multitude of other institutions that are committed to Galapagos conservation.
08.12.18 August 12, 2018 We are saddened to report that Felipe Cruz, who worked passionately... More >
07.25.18 A total of 67 tortoises hatched this year from the first nesting season of... More >
06.27.18 June 27, 2018 On June 26, 2018, scientists from the Geophysical Institute of... More >
Latest Blog Posts
Return to Santiago: More than a decade after the eradication of the introduced goats, pigs and donkeys
By Wacho Tapia, Director of the Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative Santiago... More >
By guest author and GC Adjunct Scientist Dr. James Gibbs of the State University... More >
By guest author Elsa Kohlbus, Program Director of Animal Balance. On an island... More >