Galapagos

Weird News
Diego has had one very busy life, helping to save the Chelonoidis hoodensis from extinction.
Travel
We hiked around a bend and the arid island suddenly became a stunning oasis. In a sheltered lagoon, a baby sea lion was playing; a small tide pool held brilliantly colored algae; an incense tree softly swayed, its leaves rustling in the breeze. The air smelled like sunshine and salt.
Green
Climate change is a global problem, but it wears many faces, causing flooding in some areas and drought in others, record
The World Post
On a recent trip to the Galápagos, I could hardly contain my joy at seeing some of the animals that, until then, I had only seen on TV. The marine iguanas were one of my favorites, blending in with the lava rocks, not giving a care in the world about the human activity around them. But I noticed them doing something interesting.
Environment
And supported. It is true that the Islands, and Ecuador, derive a large part of their foreign currency from visitors in search
Travel
Cruising has taken on a new, boutique slant. These small, stylish boats have a limited number of cabins and all the trappings of a luxury hotel. Small ship cruising is the newest travel trend and the most elegant way to embrace slow travel.
Travel
No need to biologically engineer Jurassic Park. Just put on magnifying glasses and go down to Iguana-dom, that realm where every scale, spine, spike, crest, dewlap and wart screams dinosaur.
Travel
According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), seals and sea lions are "second cousins," composing together with walruses the three families of pinnipeds (fin-footed in Latin).
Travel
If you like diving you should do a specialized diving cruise. The standard Galapagos cruises are not the right choice for
Travel
My wife and I are not ornithologists, and certainly not "competitive birders" as some on our trip point out is really a thing
Environment
Because the sea cucumbers are endangered and the catching of them by fishermen has stirred controversy, the original agreement between the authorities and fishermen had been reached quietly without the usual public announcements.
Travel
Take a dip in these exceptionally stunning pools that are each situated within some of the world's most breathtaking landscape.
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Tour company, Back Roads, has designed vacations for 20-somethings to take with their families.
Science
The magnitude of Darwin's achievement is beyond question. If genius is defined only by influence, rather than by extraordinary unique creative ability, then there is no debate.
Environment
Swen Lorenz (file photo) Charles Darwin Foundation Dr. Izurieta acknowledges that one of his first challenges will be to
Travel
Soak up barefoot island life and explore the pristine surroundings of these idyllic spots.
Travel
It's time to start planning your summer break, but make sure you head to the season's best spots.
Videos
Researchers on the Galapagos island of Pizón discovered baby tortoise hatchlings born on the island for first time in more than a century.