When it comes to the relationship between over-tourism and plastic pollution, the headlines don’t paint the full picture.
Students are finding ways for sustainable fishers and farmers to make more money.
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.