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Interview with Bolivar – a Red Mangrove Galapagos Tour Leader ...

Interview with Bolivar – a Red Mangrove Galapagos Tour Leader ... | Galapagos | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Bolivar tour leader at Red Mangrove Galapagos Lodges. He shares some of his experiences, tips and his favorite.
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Mechanical Insects Made from Old Watch Parts and Discarded Objects

Mechanical Insects Made from Old Watch Parts and Discarded Objects | Galapagos | Scoop.it
  The son of a gearhead and grandson to a railroad man, artist Justin Gershenson-Gates has always been surrounded by all things mechanical. A self-proclaimed tinkerer and disassembler, Justin ...
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The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Scientists studying ocean garbage discuss how the world might deal with it.
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Los kioscos - seafood alley in the Galapagos - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

Los kioscos - seafood alley in the Galapagos - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Have you wondered what it is like to experience the Galapagos islands on a land tour? How will you get around? What will you see? And most importantly (for epicures, foodies, and picky eaters) what will you eat? If you are [...]
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Empanadas, grilled intestines & corn drinks - Galapagos street food - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

Empanadas, grilled intestines & corn drinks - Galapagos street food - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to venture off the beaten path? How about way, way off the beaten path? Feeling adventurous one afternoon in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, I went to the municipal fruit and vegetable market, or mercado municipal. At this market, vendors sell piles of fruit, [...]
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Our guide rescues a marine iguana at Tintoreras Bay - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

Our guide rescues a marine iguana at Tintoreras Bay - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Tintoreras Bay In the Galapagos, you can never predict what animals you will see. The first time I visited Tintoreras Bay on Isabela Island in September, I saw piles upon piles of marine iguanas resting against a rugged landscape of lava [...]
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Volunteering in Ecuador: Arrival Procedure to San Cristobal Island

Volunteering in Ecuador: Arrival Procedure to San Cristobal Island | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A member of Projects Abroad staff meets all volunteers at San Cristobal Island airport. The airport is very close to the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and about 5 minutes’ drive away from our local office.
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UPDATED: El Niño: Is it Coming? Is Galápagos Threatened?

UPDATED: El Niño:  Is it Coming? Is Galápagos Threatened? | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Climate scientists are beginning to see evidence of an El Niño condition developing in the Pacific Ocean later this year and some warn it could be a whopper, similar to the 1997-'98 El Niño event that disrupted plant and animal life in the Galápagos Islands and altered weather patterns around the world. TO READ MORE, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE.
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Who We Are

We are the Turtle Conservancy and we are dedicated to protecting the most endangered turtles and tortoises and their habitats worldwide.
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Galapagos and Beyond: March Roundup | Galapagos Conservancy

Galapagos and Beyond: March Roundup | Galapagos Conservancy | Galapagos | Scoop.it
In 2014, the birds will be collecting donations for Galapagos Conservancy (hooray!), Idea Wild, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and The Black Hills Raptor Center. One of the earliest supporters of the Charles Darwin ...
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El Nino Has Arrived

El Nino Has Arrived | Galapagos | Scoop.it
El Nino will be in the forefront of the news cycle during the next month as it continues to strengthen across the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Its impact is already being felt with drier than normal weather across parts of Brazi
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Tsunami Warning Tests Galapagos Islands | Science Blogs | WIRED

Tsunami Warning Tests Galapagos Islands | Science Blogs | WIRED | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Chile's recent earthquake sent a tsunami surging toward the Galapagos Islands. How well did the local tsunami warning systems perform?
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HA Schult arrives in Israel with an army of 500 'Trash People'

HA Schult arrives in Israel with an army of 500 'Trash People' | Galapagos | Scoop.it
German artist HA Schult has spent the last 18 years traveling around the world with his own army of 'trash people.' Like a modern version of China's terra-cotta warriors, the exhibit recently lande...
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Toilet Made for Densely Populated Settlements Turns Waste Into Dollars

Toilet Made for Densely Populated Settlements Turns Waste Into Dollars | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Sanergy, a company founded by MIT students, distributes toilets specially designed for crowded areas. The toilets not only help people stay healthy, but they help communities make money.
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Paraplegic sea turtle lived without flippers for 4 years, then he got these

Paraplegic sea turtle lived without flippers for 4 years, then he got these | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A turtle that washed up on a beach in Israel was found with his two left flippers dangling hopelessly by his side - they had been severed by sharp fishing lines. The Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitatio...
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Folkloric dancers in Galapagos - shaking a leg with the locals - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

Folkloric dancers in Galapagos - shaking a leg with the locals - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Dancers and enormous skirts On a Saturday night, a tortoise rocks back and forth to the beat, the blue-footed booby in perfect unison, and a sea lion not far behind. Whirling around then parading proudly in a circle, coming together, then [...]
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5 Fun things to do independently in the Galapagos - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

5 Fun things to do independently in the Galapagos - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Being on an organized tour was great. The food was taken care of and deliciously prepared. I knew exactly what the days itinerary was, what to wear, and how long it would be until we got back to the hostel. But [...]
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Swimming with a swarm of golden rays - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

Swimming with a swarm of golden rays - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
It was another beautiful day in the Galapagos. We wandered lazily about Tintoreras bay in Isabela island in a small panga boat. The water was warm and crystalline turquoise, surrounded by lava rocks and red mangroves growing wild along the coast. [...]
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A hidden gem - Galapagos ceramic mosaic art garden - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog

A hidden gem - Galapagos ceramic mosaic art garden - Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Sometimes you might be 10 feet away from something awesome and not even realize it. This happened to me recently in the Galapagos. I had walked to and from my hotel (Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge in Puerto Ayora) a dozen times. [...]
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Growing Problems Surrounding Marine Debris

Growing Problems Surrounding Marine Debris | Galapagos | Scoop.it

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Project | Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade

Project | Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade | Galapagos | Scoop.it
EJOLT brings together academics and activist working on the field to promote environmental justice in an FP7 project (European Commission), from 2011-2015.
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The Galápagos: A Natural History review - The Guardian

The Galápagos: A Natural History review - The Guardian | Galapagos | Scoop.it
The Guardian The Galápagos: A Natural History review The Guardian As editor of the Galápagos Conservation Trust's magazine and the author of Lonesome George, a book about the last surviving member of a species of giant tortoise that once inhabited...
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David Attenborough - Galapagos - Episode 1 of 3

David Attenborough explores the Galapagos Islands. For Educational Purposes Only.
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Tsunamis and the Galapagos Islands

Tsunamis and the Galapagos Islands | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Chile earlier this week, causing at least six deaths and a two-metre high tsunami that swept portions of the coast. In anticipation of further wa...
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Spectacular snap of a school of fish forming a tunnel in the sea

Spectacular snap of a school of fish forming a tunnel in the sea | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Thousands of fish surround a sea lion in the middle of the ocean
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Galápagos Tourism increases 13% in Latest Report

Galápagos Tourism increases 13% in Latest Report | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Galápagos recorded a 13% jump in tourism in 2013, a total of 204,295 visitors, according to figures just released by the Environment Ministry of Ecuador and the Galápagos National Park.

65% of the visitors were from foreign countries while Ecuadorians accounted for the remaining 35%. Americans made up the largest group of foreign visitors, 50,393 of them, accounting for 25% of total tourists. Other countries with substantial numbers of Galápagos tourists included the United Kingdom at 10%, Germany and Canada at 4% apiece. TO READ MORE, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE ABOVE.
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