Luis Gallegos: “Many of the problems that affect the islands and their marine resources are illegal fishing, pollution”

Luis Gallegos: “Many of the problems that affect the islands and their marine resources are illegal fishing, pollution” NewsroomNovember 10, 2020 - 11:10 Ecuador ratifies its commitment to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, said Foreign Minister Luis Gallegos. The 49th Meeting of the General Assembly of the Charles Darwin Foundation took place on … Continue reading Luis Gallegos: “Many of the problems that affect the islands and their marine resources are illegal fishing, pollution”

How an Expedition to the Galápagos Islands Saved One of the World’s Largest Natural History Museums

How an Expedition to the Galápagos Islands Saved One of the World’s Largest Natural History Museums A soon-to-be digitized and publicly accessible collection of specimens helped resurrect the California Academy of Sciences A Galápagos tortoise specimen from the California Academy of Sciences (Kevin Twomey) By Laura KinirySMITHSONIANMAG.COMOCTOBER 8, 2020 In the spring of 1905, eight researchers … Continue reading How an Expedition to the Galápagos Islands Saved One of the World’s Largest Natural History Museums

The Chinese fleet that encircled Galapagos devastates the sea and evades regulations

The Chinese fleet that encircled Galapagos devastates the sea and evades regulations Mónica Almeida6 de octubre, 2020 - 08h07 They arrived as a powerful gang of long steel logs stalking the limits of the exclusive areas of the Galapagos and the continent. They were located in intermediate international waters and fished for several weeks, on … Continue reading The Chinese fleet that encircled Galapagos devastates the sea and evades regulations

Art Without Limits: A social contribution from culture

A social contribution from culture With paintings, sculptures, songs and poems, the Arte sin Límites Ecuador Foundation promotes the protection of the Galapagos CYNTHIA FLORES RODRIGUEZUpdated 09/29/2020 21:30 Rosa Armijos and Lorena Parrales with some of the works of the campaign. COURTESY For the Arte sin Límites Ecuador Foundation , which was formed last December, the time had … Continue reading Art Without Limits: A social contribution from culture

The group for the protection of Galapagos seeks to expand the continental shelf of Ecuador

The group for the protection of Galapagos seeks to expand the continental shelf of Ecuador By Isabel Alarcon31 July 2020 The team created to design a Galapagos protection strategy has already started looking for ways to achieve this goal. The initiative, led by the former Minister of the Environment Yolanda Kakabadse and the former mayor … Continue reading The group for the protection of Galapagos seeks to expand the continental shelf of Ecuador

Opinion: An international agreement to protect the Galapagos islands

Opinion: An international agreement to protect the Galapagos islands The high seas treaty, which is being negotiated at the UN, could help countries like Ecuador protect themselves from harmful activities that take place outside their maritime zones MAXIMILIANO BELLOSEP 25, 2020 - 06:02 CDT Recently, a huge industrial fishing fleet of more than 330 vessels … Continue reading Opinion: An international agreement to protect the Galapagos islands

Ecuador: “We are aware of the enormous responsibility to protect the Galapagos”

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno Garcés addresses the General Assembly in a video message. 23 September 2020UN and Secretary General The president of the South American country reiterated before the General Assembly that he will make Ecuador's maritime rights over the exclusive economic zone of the islands, a Natural Heritage of Humanity, prevail. He also referred to … Continue reading Ecuador: “We are aware of the enormous responsibility to protect the Galapagos”

Event: Galapagos, Natural Heritage of Humanity – A Conversation

https://twitter.com/parquegalapagos/status/1302002940534829056 #Galapagos: Natural Heritage of Humanity celebrates 42 years. Learn about the new challenges it faces. We invite you to be part of this discussion Tuesday 8 September 3:30 pm on Facebook Live or Zoom with Galapagos National Park ConversationGalapagos: Natural Heritage of Humanity, Current Challenges in Conservation and PromotionExhibitorsWashington Tapia, Ecologist and Scientific ResearcherMonica … Continue reading Event: Galapagos, Natural Heritage of Humanity – A Conversation

Recap: Sustainable Ocean Alliance’s Ocean Solutions Summit

Check out the #SOSGalapagos presentation from the "Real Time Crisis: Ecuadorian Marine Violation" Panel here: Download the entire SOS Galapagos presentation from the SOA Ocean Solutions Summit in PowerPoint form here: Download Learn more about the Sustainable Ocean Alliance, the Ocean Solutions Summit and some of the challenges being faced in coastal ecosystems worldwide:

SOA Connects Ocean Solutions Summit – Sources

Panel - "Real-Time Crisis: Ecuadorian Marine Violations" Presentation Sources: Redaccion, El universo. “'Junta Ciudadana' De Galápagos Pide Destitución De Norman Wray y 'Amnistía Tributaria' Para La Provincia.” El Universo, 18 Aug. 2020, Redaccion, El universo. “Botellas, Envases De Productos 'Tóxicos', Tanques Metálicos, Rasuradoras y Hasta Cepillos De Dientes, Los Residuos Que Llegan a Galápagos Provenientes De … Continue reading SOA Connects Ocean Solutions Summit – Sources