Interactive Timeline: 2020 in the Galápagos Islands

Check out our interactive timeline and review news, videos, research findings and updates from the Galapagos Islands in 2020 Want to learn more about the foreign distant-water fishing fleet near the outskirts of Ecuador's Insular EEZ, which surround the Galápagos Marine Reserve? Jump ahead to July 2020 Navigate between months using the hyperlinks at the bottom of each month’s timeline.

New monitoring and reporting framework designed to ‘better protect’ World Heritage sites like Galapagos from invasive species

New monitoring and reporting framework designed to 'better protect' World Heritage sites like Galapagos from invasive species Bainbridge Isolte, in the Galapagos Islands, had been invaded by rats and ants in the past. Photo: Heinke Jager / CDF September 22, 2020 - 3:27 pm A new monitoring and reporting framework to help protect World Heritage … Continue reading New monitoring and reporting framework designed to ‘better protect’ World Heritage sites like Galapagos from invasive species

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

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

WWF Report: “Urgent action needed for small-scale fishers to withstand the climate crisis”

The climate crisis threatens the livelihoods of 800 million people who depend on fish as the main source of protein. © Alo Lantin / WWF Philippines Urgent action needed for small-scale fishers to withstand the climate crisis says new WWF report (2 September 2020) – The climate crisis is having significant negative consequences for the … Continue reading WWF Report: “Urgent action needed for small-scale fishers to withstand the climate crisis”

Bilingual Guide to Migramar’s Position on Foreign Fishing Fleet

MIGRAMAR POSITION ON PRESENCE OF FISHING FLEET IN THE VICINITY OF GALAPAGOS  In recent weeks, the national and international press has highlighted the presence of fishing fleets operating in international waters near the boundaries of the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR), a site recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and by the CBD as … Continue reading Bilingual Guide to Migramar’s Position on Foreign Fishing Fleet

Statement: Migramar’s Position on Presence of Foreign Fleet (Bilingual)

MIGRAMAR POSITIONPRESENCE OF FISHING FLEET IN THE VICINITY OF GALAPAGOS In recent weeks, the national and international press has highlighted the presence of fishing fleets operating in international waters near the boundaries of the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR), a site recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and by the CBD as an area of … Continue reading Statement: Migramar’s Position on Presence of Foreign Fleet (Bilingual)

Environmental Groups Urge Costa Rica & Ecuador to Create World’s First Bilateral Marine Protected Area”

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEfSN69D7r6/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link ⚠️URGENT⚠️ "Grupos ambientalistas instan a Costa Rica y Ecuador a crear la primera área marina protegida bilateral del mundo" "Environmental Groups Urge Costa Rica & Ecuador to Create World’s First Bilateral Marine Protected Area" Source: @migramarnet@seaturtlesafety Full link: bit.ly/0828tirn 🛑#SosGalapagos🛑 #Share https://twitter.com/sosgalapagos593/status/1299821366745731074

Image: Environmental Groups Urge Costa Rica and Ecuador to Create World’s First Bilateral Marine Protect Area

⚠️URGENT⚠️ "Grupos ambientalistas instan a Costa Rica y Ecuador a crear la primera área marina protegida bilateral del mundo" "Environmental Groups Urge Costa Rica & Ecuador to Create World’s First Bilateral Marine Protected Area" Read at: http://bit.ly/0828tirn @MissionBlue@SeaTurtles_org For Immediate Release, August 28, 2020 Contact:Brett Loveman, Mission Blue, bloveman@missionblue.org Todd Steiner, Island Restoration Network, tsteiner@seaturtles.org  Environmental Groups Urge … Continue reading Image: Environmental Groups Urge Costa Rica and Ecuador to Create World’s First Bilateral Marine Protect Area

Image: Blue Planet Society Illustration Demonstrates Implications of Deep Sea Mining

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEeWKMzjo8D/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 🔴IMPORTANT🔴 [3 days prior moratorium] Deep sea mining for rare metals is the new industrial frontier and will have devastating implications for the marine environment. Proposed mining would threaten not only crucial ecosystems but the global fight against climate breakdown. We founded Blue Planet Society to conserve our amazing marine wildlife – and we’re … Continue reading Image: Blue Planet Society Illustration Demonstrates Implications of Deep Sea Mining