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Lonesome George in Galapagos

Lonesome George Returns Home

As many of you know, Lonesome George last known Pinta Island tortoise died on June 24, 2012. What many may not know is the story of his adventures... Full Post

2014: A Year of Hope

Greetings to Friends of Galapagos around the world! We at Galapagos Conservancy are kicking off 2014 on a hopeful note, and what better way to remind... Full Post
Much of Puerto Ayora's poverty-stricken population can be found in an area called La Cascada, pictured above.

A Snapshot of Poverty in Galapagos

The 2011-2012 issue of Galapagos Report is soon to be released in English and Spanish and will be available on our website in March. Watch our Facebook... Full Post

Galapagos: A Living Laboratory

Since their introduction to Galapagos by whalers in the 18th century, goats have ravaged island ecosystems by destroying native vegetation and threatening... Full Post
Lonesome George in his corral; photo by Tim Saxe.

We Witnessed Extinction

Lonesome George was the last of his kind when he died on June 24th earlier this year. I was in Galapagos and remember seeing a local caf put a hand-lettered... Full Post

The History at Albemarle Point

We recently received a letter from World War II veteran Jess Hargrove who was stationed in the Galapagos Islands in the Christmas season of 1942 as part... Full Post

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