In a banner year for marine conservation, the Galápagos Islands led the way.
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
The concept of land tenure has major implications for conservation.
In a historic move, the presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador declared their intention to expand their countries’ commitments to ocean protection.
The traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples could help address environmental problems that plague the entire planet.
The sanctuary will protect an area crucial for biodiversity — and Ecuador’s economy.
New data collected by more than 1,000 camera traps reveals good news for many tropical species.
In Ecuador, it pays to save the forest.
CI’s visual storytelling team is deep in the rainforest, documenting how conservation can improve lives in indigenous communities.
Human inhabitants of the Galápagos are important characters in its history, for better and worse.