Conservation Community Calls for Expanding the Galapagos and Cocos Marine Reserves

10 Sep 2021Emily Heber Island Conservation, Mission Blue, Turtle Island Restoration Network, along with more than 10,000 scientists and 150 organizations compel the presidents of Ecuador and Costa Rica to expand the countries marine reserves, in an open letter published in the New York Times. The Galapagos Archipelago in Ecuador and Cocos Island, Costa Rica … Continue reading Conservation Community Calls for Expanding the Galapagos and Cocos Marine Reserves

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

Illegal shark fishing study shows widespread catch of threatened Galapagos species

2 September 2021Enzo M. R. Reyes.Conservation Biology, Massey University The Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999′s catch of a dozen different species of sharks is a sign that endangered species need better protection View of the Chinese-flagged ship confiscated by the Ecuadorean Navy in the waters of the Galapagos marine reserve, on August 25, 2017. The … Continue reading Illegal shark fishing study shows widespread catch of threatened Galapagos species

Promoting Science to Girls on Galapagos

August 27th, 2021, 4:00 AM CDTBloomberg Screen capture from Bloomberg Quick Take "Promoting Science to Girls on Galapagos" "When they see female scientists and professors invited to come to teach them, they can see that these are valid alternatives too." This science club for girls in the Galapagos is hoping to encourage them to lean … Continue reading Promoting Science to Girls on Galapagos

Scientists compiling genetic catalog of Galapagos species

26 August 2021Elias L. Benarroch Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Aug 26 (EFE) - A group of Ecuadorian and foreign scientists is hard at work on a project to decipher the genetic catalog of the Galapagos islands by comparing “the barcodes of life” of species in the archipelago with the world gene bank and hoping to discover … Continue reading Scientists compiling genetic catalog of Galapagos species

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”

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

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