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Coca-Cola, Nestle To Privatize World’s Second Largest Aquifer in Brazil

Coca-Cola, Nestle To Privatize World’s Second Largest Aquifer in Brazil | Galapagos | Scoop.it
A push in Brazil to see the Guarani Aquifer, one of the world’s largest freshwater reserves, fall into the hands of Coca-Cola and Nestle.
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BBC - Earth - Fire and water forged the unique biology of the Galápagos

BBC - Earth - Fire and water forged the unique biology of the Galápagos | Galapagos | Scoop.it
These Pacific islands are famed for their odd collection of animal species, but scientists have only now begun to realise how the islands' ancient history led to present day diversity
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Marine Life & Oceans

Marine Life & Oceans | Galapagos | Scoop.it
LDF is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all Earth's inhabitants, focusing on wildlands and oceans conservation, climate change, and indigenous rights.
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Invader ID — Zooniverse

Invader ID — Zooniverse | Galapagos | Scoop.it
The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.
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How the Incas Shaped Ecuadorian Culture and Landscape

How the Incas Shaped Ecuadorian Culture and Landscape | Galapagos | Scoop.it
In only 50 years of occupation, the Inca managed to leave a lasting imprint on both the culture and the landscape of modern-day Ecuador.
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National Geographic Documentary | The Conservation Land Trust - Iberá

National Geographic Documentary | The Conservation Land Trust - Iberá Fair Projects produced this video for The Conservation Land Trust in order to focus o
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An Amazing Adventure: Studying Marine Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands | Galapagos Conservancy

An Amazing Adventure: Studying Marine Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands | Galapagos Conservancy | Galapagos | Scoop.it
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Shark Populations Are Declining Even In Remote “Pristine” Archipelago, New Study Says

Shark Populations Are Declining Even In Remote “Pristine” Archipelago, New Study Says | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Declining shark populations show that even in one of the most remote coral reef systems on the planet, humanity is leaving its mark.
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Delving into data —

Delving into data — | Galapagos | Scoop.it
In this recorded professional learning session, Andrea Soanes and Lyn Rogers explore how teachers can confidently plan opportunities to build on their students’ data-collection skills.
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Volcanoes resources – planning pathways —

Volcanoes resources – planning pathways — | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Many students live within visual distance of a local volcano, and occasionally one of our volcanoes erupts in a spectacular display of force. 
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A Warming Planet Jolts the Iconic Creatures of the Galápagos

A Warming Planet Jolts the Iconic Creatures of the Galápagos | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Species that inspired Darwin’s theory of natural selection are facing new challenges to adapt.
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Discovery Of Fortified Villages And Earthworks Re-Writes Ancient History Of Amazon

Discovery Of Fortified Villages And Earthworks Re-Writes Ancient History Of Amazon | Galapagos | Scoop.it
It has long been assumed that large many parts of the Amazon were uninhabited because people didn’t want to live far from major rivers. However, a startling discovery reveals that there were hundreds of villages in the rainforest and areas that were believed to have been uninhabited were in fact home to thriving populations of up to a million people.
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Going to Ecuador? 11 things travelers should know first

Going to Ecuador? 11 things travelers should know first | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ecuador sits astride the equator -- and that's often all folks know. Learn more about the little South American country that's big on attractions.
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Easter in Ecuador

Easter in Ecuador | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Easter throughout the world is celebrated in different ways. Food is an important part of those celebrations, a comforting and welcoming homag
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Costa Rica Prepares to Export 10 tonnes of Hammerhead Shark Fins

Costa Rica Prepares to Export 10 tonnes of Hammerhead Shark Fins | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ten tonnes of hammerhead shark fins, stored in Costa Rican warehouses and obtained during a ban on the export of shark fins, are awaiting export approval from t
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Protecting Galapagos from Invasive Ants: My work with the ABG | Galapagos Conservancy

Protecting Galapagos from Invasive Ants: My work with the ABG | Galapagos Conservancy | Galapagos | Scoop.it
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20 years of a declining blue-footed booby population in Galapagos: Blame the sardines | Galapagos Conservancy

20 years of a declining blue-footed booby population in Galapagos: Blame the sardines | Galapagos Conservancy | Galapagos | Scoop.it
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How to see Peru’s incredible ‘rainbow mountains’ | London

How to see Peru’s incredible ‘rainbow mountains’ | London | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Ever since Machu Picchu was discovered on July 24, 1911 by American man Hiram Bingham, tourism to the area has been rife. But, if my Instagram feed is anything to go by, Machu Picchu may now have a competitor for the most interesting mountaintop in Peru.
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The raspberry destroying an ecosystem

The raspberry destroying an ecosystem | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Amazing science, project ideas, study skills and careers advice for biologists aged 17-21
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Community project guidelines: Run a project

Community project guidelines: Run a project | Galapagos | Scoop.it
These guidelines will help groups run successful community conservation projects.
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Earthquakes resources – planning pathways —

Earthquakes resources – planning pathways — | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Many New Zealanders have felt the shake of an earthquake, and most students are aware of big earthquakes that have become part of New Zealand's recent history. 
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