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Beach in Front of Red Mangrove Lodge on Isabela Island: HD Video ...

Beach in Front of Red Mangrove Lodge on Isabela Island: HD Video ... | Galapagos | Scoop.it
The beach on Isabela Island is one of our favorites. It really has something for everyone. On the far left, it has an great area for snorkeling. While it isn't.
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The seas of plastic - Captain Charles Moore

The seas of plastic - Captain Charles Moore | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating waste of plastic trash. Now he's drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas.
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Ecuador Seizes Ton of Cocaine Heading to Galapagos Islands - Sputnik International

Ecuador Seizes Ton of Cocaine Heading to Galapagos Islands - Sputnik International | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ecuador authorities seized about a ton of cocaine en route to Galapagos Islands. The country has become a transit territory for drug trafficking because of its location between Colombia and Peru, two major cocaine-producing countries.
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It's Not A Mirage: Tiny Oasis Thrives In Middle Of Dry Desert

It's Not A Mirage: Tiny Oasis Thrives In Middle Of Dry Desert | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Your eyes are telling the truth.

Huacachina is no mirage -- it's a tiny town of less than 100 people, located in the middle of the Peruvian desert.

The tourist hotspot is back in the news this week, but people looking to visit the "oasis o...
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Mystery Of The Patagonian Giants - Europe's Lost Race From The "Land Of The Bigfeet" - MessageToEagle.com

Mystery Of The Patagonian Giants - Europe's Lost Race From The "Land Of The Bigfeet" - MessageToEagle.com | Galapagos | Scoop.it
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And the world’s most expensive chocolate goes to… Ecuador!

And the world’s most expensive chocolate goes to… Ecuador! | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A luxury brand of chocolate by the name of To’ak takes the prize for purest and most expensive chocolate in the world. It's fair trade, USDA organic-certified and exclusively sourced from rare caca...
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Ecuador Facts: Learn facts about life and travel in Ecuador

Ecuador Facts: Learn facts about life and travel in Ecuador | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ecuador facts about living & traveling in Ecuador. Facts about expat life, retirement, food & real estate. Cuenca, Quito, Salinas, Galapagos, Amazon, Bahía de Caráquez
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Lions Rescued From Circuses In Peru Get Their Teeth Fixed

Lions Rescued From Circuses In Peru Get Their Teeth Fixed | Galapagos | Scoop.it
LIMA, Peru (AP) — King was unable to chew normally because most of his teeth had been pulled by the circus owners. Simba's front claws had been removed and his fangs broken.
The lions were among 21 rescued from Peruvian circuses ...
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Massive Ancient Stone Face Revealed in the Amazon Rainforest

Massive Ancient Stone Face Revealed in the Amazon Rainforest | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay A new short film documents the journey of an Amazonian tribe hiking deep into their territory to encounter…
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Darwin’s Kids Doodled All Over His Original Manuscript

Darwin’s Kids Doodled All Over His Original Manuscript | Galapagos | Scoop.it
How the naturalist's scribbling children accidentally saved a priceless historical artifact
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Your Down and Dirty Guide To The Galapagos Islands: Part 1

Your Down and Dirty Guide To The Galapagos Islands: Part 1 | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Need a down and dirty guide to the Galapagos Islands? When someone speaks the words Galapagos Islands visions of blue water and exotic animals pop into their heads and probably the name Charles Darwin.
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Rain Revealed in Unprecedented Detail by Satellites

Rain Revealed in Unprecedented Detail by Satellites | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A constellation of new satellites are showing details of precipitation across the planet like never before
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50 árboles de Galápagos son declarados patrimoniales y emblemáticos

50 árboles de Galápagos son declarados patrimoniales y emblemáticos | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Galápagos, 26 de febrero de 2015.- En la sala de sesiones del Consejo de Gobierno del Régimen Especial de Galápagos (CGREG) en San Cristóbal, se llevó a cabo la Primera Declaratoria Patrimonial de ejemplares arbóreos, arbustos de portes arborescentes y cactáceos nativos y endémicos y rescate de individuos emblemáticos más destacados de Galápagos, así como [...]
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13 places in South America where you’ll be dwarfed by nature

13 places in South America where you’ll be dwarfed by nature | Galapagos | Scoop.it
South America is huge, and its scenery is really good at making you feel small in comparison.
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Ancient DNA Used To Uncover The Hidden History Of Patagonia - MessageToEagle.com

Ancient DNA Used To Uncover The Hidden History Of Patagonia - MessageToEagle.com | Galapagos | Scoop.it
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The River of Five Colors: Cano Cristales - YouTube

The Cano Cristales, one of the most beautiful rivers in the world is located near La Macarena Colombia. Often called the river of five colours which include ...
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This 300 ft Wall in Bolivia has over 5000 Dinosaur Footprints

This 300 ft Wall in Bolivia has over 5000 Dinosaur Footprints | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Photograph by Ramon Kristian Arellano   Located 5 km (3 miles) from downtown Sucre, Bolivia is Cal Orko, an imposing limestone slab 1.5 km (0.9 miles) long and over 100 meters high (328 ft). O...
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She Fell in Love With a Boat Captain and Moved to the Galapagos

She Fell in Love With a Boat Captain and Moved to the Galapagos | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Sarah Darling traveled to the Galapagos to paint landscapes. Little did she know one boat ride would change her entire life.
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Both Sides of the River: Life in Transition for the Siona of the Putumayo

Both Sides of the River: Life in Transition for the Siona of the Putumayo | Galapagos | Scoop.it
The vast Putumayo River divides the modern nations of Ecuador and Colombia. The river also defines a geographic region of the Amazon: El Putumayo. The communities of the Putumayo are some of the last bastions of Siona ancestral culture left in the world.
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Your Down and Dirty Guide To The Galapagos Islands: Part 2

Your Down and Dirty Guide To The Galapagos Islands: Part 2 | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Here is the second part to our down and dirty guide to the Galapagos Islands.
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