For Mauricio Castrejon, fisheries manager for CI’s Americas field division marine program, his ‘aha!’ moment came when the 2007 financial crisis hit the Galápagos Islands.
Recently, the spiny lobster was nearly wiped out from the Galápagos — a disappearance that could have spelled disaster for the island’s fragile ecosystems.
In a banner year for marine conservation, the Galápagos Islands led the way.
The sanctuary will protect an area crucial for biodiversity — and Ecuador’s economy.
Thanks to climate change impacts, species and ecosystems may have less time to recover from El Niño. Will this threaten their survival?
Human inhabitants of the Galápagos are important characters in its history, for better and worse.
We don’t eat our sharks in the Galápagos Islands, though they are — so to speak — our bread and butter.
One CI staff member continues his journey across the Pacific with a stop in the Galápagos Islands.
Earlier this week, MSNBC reported a shark “massacre” in which hundreds of sharks were found dead aboard a fishing vessel
Few animals inspire the awe, fear and respect that sharks command, yet there is still so much we don’t know