72% of the world’s population lives in nations with a deficit of their biological resources

Ecuador is one of the "overdrawn" countries. International organization urges governments to change the way they boost economies. May 5, 2021 - 06h00 On May 3, a team of fifteen scientists embarked on an expedition to protect the marine migration route between the Cocos and Galapagos Islands, and demonstrate the importance of caring for this corridor. Photo: … Continue reading 72% of the world’s population lives in nations with a deficit of their biological resources

50% of the population over 18 years of age has already been vaccinated in Galapagos

50% of the population over 18 years of age has already been vaccinated in Galapagos. So far, more than 9,000 people have been vaccinated on the islands Authorities hope that by early June they will have vaccinated 100% of the island's residents. Check out the details in the following video: https://youtu.be/9TKk-rt8iOs The number of covid-19 shoots … Continue reading 50% of the population over 18 years of age has already been vaccinated in Galapagos

Latam will eliminate single-use plastics on its flights before 2023

As part of its strategy, the airline has proposed to be carbon neutral by 2050 May 5, 2021 - 2:28 pm Latam airline presented its sustainability strategy for the coming years. Latam will eliminate single-use plastics on its flights by 2023 as part of its new sustainability strategy. The plan was presented this Wednesday in the … Continue reading Latam will eliminate single-use plastics on its flights before 2023

The United States’ Orion P3 aircraft operates from Galapagos for the first time, in order to detect drug trafficking and illegal fishing activities

The plane arrived in Ecuador for the first time on September 5, 2018 and is part of the United States' security cooperation. May 5, 2021 - 2:10 p.m. The Orion P3 aircraft, which is part of the United States' security cooperation, was presented to the press in San Cristóbal, Galapagos. Photo: Alfredo Cárdenas For the first … Continue reading The United States’ Orion P3 aircraft operates from Galapagos for the first time, in order to detect drug trafficking and illegal fishing activities

Ecuador and Costa Rica lead scientific expedition of the Coco-Galapagos migration route

Scientists and technicians from the protected areas of these countries will make a 20-day journey that will provide data on marine species JORGE ALVARADOUpdated 05/04/2021 10:19 The ship M / Y Sharkwater, sailed yesterday afternoon from Quepos, Costa Rica and will return after the expedition to the same point. COURTESY Three years since the first expedition, … Continue reading Ecuador and Costa Rica lead scientific expedition of the Coco-Galapagos migration route

Korea Airports Corporation seals deal to operate Ecuador’s Manta Airport

By LAWRENCE BUTCHER  May 4, 2021  Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has been granted the concession to operate Ecuador’s Manta Airport, which represents a KRW540bn (US$480,000) project for KAC to manage and operate airport facilities including the passenger terminal, runway and apron. KAC says it will conclude a contract with the Ecuadorian government at the end of June … Continue reading Korea Airports Corporation seals deal to operate Ecuador’s Manta Airport

The women of Galapagos, an invisible force of the fields and the ocean

María Sabando at her market stall in the fishing port of Santa Cruz Island, in Galapagos, Ecuador, on April 16, 2021 RODRIGO BUENDIA AFP First modification: 05/04/2021 - 14:42Santa Cruz (Ecuador) (AFP) The Galapagos Islands are famous for their unique fauna and flora throughout the world. On the other hand, the islands' agriculture - in a hostile soil … Continue reading The women of Galapagos, an invisible force of the fields and the ocean

Ecuador suspends calls for refinery and solar project

BnamericasPublished: Tuesday, May 04, 2021 The Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador suspended the calls for the joint management of the Esmeraldas refinery and the development of the Conolophus solar project [in the Galapagos archipelago]. The decision is adopted after an agreement between the president, Lenín Moreno, and the president-elect, Guillermo Lasso, to stop all executive … Continue reading Ecuador suspends calls for refinery and solar project

10,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines are sent to the Galapagos to inoculate 100% of the population

BY: ANDREA MARTINEZ The Minister of Health, Camilo Salinas, confirmed today the arrival of 10,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Ecuador. In addition, he pointed out that 10,000 doses will be sent to Galapagos to finish inoculating 100% of the population. Salinas indicated that this is important for the tourist reactivation of this area and also … Continue reading 10,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines are sent to the Galapagos to inoculate 100% of the population

Aeroméxico increases flights to Ecuador

The airline will offer 9 weekly flights between Mexico City and Quito 2021-05-02La Capital (Mexico) Mexico City.- Starting today, May 2, Aeroméxico will increase frequencies to Ecuador from Mexico City and will be operating 9 weekly flights. Aeromexico has been connecting both destinations since 2013 and was the first Latin American airline to resume operations in … Continue reading Aeroméxico increases flights to Ecuador