Anuncio en el  ‘New York Times’ insta a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador a proteger a los tiburones y tortugas marinas en peligro de extinción mediante la creación de la Migravía Coco-Galápagos

Para publicación inmediata, 10 de septiembre de 2021Contacto: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mcastro@seaturtles.org WASHINGTON — Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) publicó hoy una página completa en The New York Times en el que se pide a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador que protejan las especies marinas migratorias mediante la creación de la Migravía … Continue reading Anuncio en el  ‘New York Times’ insta a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador a proteger a los tiburones y tortugas marinas en peligro de extinción mediante la creación de la Migravía Coco-Galápagos

‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

For Immediate Release, September 10, 2021Contact: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mcastro@seaturtles.org  ‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway WASHINGTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) placed a full-page ad in The New York Times today, calling on the presidents of Costa Rica and Ecuador to … Continue reading ‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

Ecuador eyes new Galapagos marine reserve to limit commercial fishing

7 September 2021Alexandra Valencia and Brian Ellsworth An Ecuadorian navy aircraft is preparing to land in San Cristobal after a fishing fleet of mostly Chinese-flagged ships was detected in an international corridor that borders the Galapagos Islands' exclusive economic zone, in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Santiago Arcos QUITO, Sept 7 (Reuters) … Continue reading Ecuador eyes new Galapagos marine reserve to limit commercial fishing

Ecuador awards the concession of the Conolophus project in Galapagos

Published: Sunday, August 29, 2021Bnamericas This Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources release was published using machine translation. The Government of Ecuador, through the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources (MERNNR), awarded the Conolophus Renewable Energy Microgrid Project concession to the Gran Solar Total Eren Association . The decision was made based on the analysis of the technical and … Continue reading Ecuador awards the concession of the Conolophus project in Galapagos

Ecuador eyes ferromanganese market “near the Galapagos Islands”

24 August 2021Sao PauloSteel Orbis Figure 7.41. Photo taken by China's manned submersible Jiaolong on 3 July 2013 shows iron–manganese deposits in the SCS (Huaiyang Zhou, personal communication). The Ecuadorian government is considering exploring ferromanganese near the Galapagos Islands, according to a media report by Expreso. The media report said an Ecuadorian multi-ministry committee was preparing … Continue reading Ecuador eyes ferromanganese market “near the Galapagos Islands”

Ecuadorian Navy Monitors Fishing Fleet Approaching Galápagos

The Ecuadorian Navy mobilized an air and naval fleet to carry out surveillance and control operations near the Galápagos Marine Reserve, due to the presence of an international fishing fleet near its EEZ, in early July 2021. (Photo: Ecuadorian Armed Forces’ Joint Command) By Juan Delgado/DiálogoAugust 05, 2021 The Ecuadorian Navy mobilized an air and … Continue reading Ecuadorian Navy Monitors Fishing Fleet Approaching Galápagos

ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN

ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN 44 ° período de sesiones del Comité del Patrimonio Mundial HISTORIA DE UN VISTAZO Año de inscripción en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial: 1978Año (s) de inscripción en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en Peligro: 2007-2010Factores que afectan el estado de conservación identificados en informes anteriores >> FACTORES … Continue reading ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN

Aeroregional enters Galapagos with portion of the routes that previously operated by Tame; competes with Latam and Avianca

With 34 passengers on board, this airline started with its first flight on the Quito-Guayaquil-Baltra triangular route. July 28, 2021 - 06h00Jorge Villon Reyes Aeroregional began its operations to the Galapagos Islands. Courtesy Galapagos Ecological Airport. Without Tame as a carrier on the domestic market due to its liquidation, yesterday, Aeroregional began to fill the space … Continue reading Aeroregional enters Galapagos with portion of the routes that previously operated by Tame; competes with Latam and Avianca

World Heritage Committee Update on State of Conservation of the Galapagos Islands

https://www.instagram.com/p/CR2o-y5LRwt/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Extended 44th session of the World Heritage CommitteeFuzhou (China) | 16-31 July 2021 Examination of the State of conservation of World Heritage properties inscribed on the World Heritage List 113.Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) (N1bis) Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1978 Criteria (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in … Continue reading World Heritage Committee Update on State of Conservation of the Galapagos Islands

Sharks: “Ravaged by fishing and lack of information”

A WWF study says that between 2012 and 2019, $1.5 billion was generated from the global shark fin trade. There are no specific figures on Ecuador but it is known that its capture and commercialization continues illegally. What is the country doing to protect the shark? Mayuri Castro · July 26, 2021 Hammerhead sharks. Photograph taken from the WWF … Continue reading Sharks: “Ravaged by fishing and lack of information”