Galapagos

A cloud of gas and ash from Wolf Volcano rose to 3,793 meters (12,444 feet) above sea level following the eruption that began shortly before midnight Wednesday local time.
Ten-year program will work to save endangered species, battle illegal fishing and ocean pollution, and repair damage from unsustainable ecotourism.
Diego has had one very busy life, helping to save the Chelonoidis hoodensis from extinction.
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.
Climate change is a global problem, but it wears many faces, causing flooding in some areas and drought in others, record
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.
The name evokes a faraway place where Nature exists in an almost pure form, described by 19th century gentlemen naturalists
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.