Blue-footed booby © Laurie Watt

Ghost crab © Steve Kent

Land iguana © Gayle Sugiyama

Frigatebird pair © Karen Sitnick

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About Us

Blue-footed booby © Laurie Watt

Ghost crab © Steve Kent

Land iguana © Gayle Sugiyama

Frigatebird pair © Karen Sitnick

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. 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 Galapagos National Park Directorate and the Ministry of Education, as well as important science collaborators at the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Galapagos Biosecurity Agency. We are fortunate to work with scientists from many U.S. universities, international non-governmental organizations, and a multitude of other institutions that are committed to Galapagos conservation.

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