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Alberto the Waved Albatross front cover image
14th Nov 2023
Art and literature Education and outreach

Meet the woman who brought Alberto the Waved Albatross to life

We asked Lisa Brown, illustrator of 'Alberto the Waved Albatross', about her experience bringing the storybook to life and the importance of using art to inspire environmental action.
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30th Jun 2023
Education and outreach Plastic pollution

An interview with marine biologist Dr Joanna Alfaro

We asked Dr Joanna Alfaro, Director of Pro Delphinus, a few questions about the impacts of plastic pollution that she's witnessed on wildlife, including waved albatross.
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Alice Skehel
26th Jun 2023
Education and outreach Plastic pollution

An interview with marine biologist Alice Skehel

We asked marine biologist Alice Skehel about the threats that she’s witnessed to waved albatrosses during her research expeditions to Española island.
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Alberto the Waved Albatross character sketches
22nd Jun 2023
Education and outreach

Alberto the Waved Albatross: Meet the author

We asked Sarah Langford, author of Alberto the Waved Albatross, about her experience writing the book and the benefits she has seen from engaging young people with environmental education.
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Alberto the Waved Albatross front cover image
19th Jun 2023
Education and outreach

Alberto the Waved Albatross: Our new educational storybook

Today, on World Albatross Day, we are thrilled to introduce you to Alberto the Waved Albatross, the third book in our series of Galapagos Journeys.
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Galapagos Day 2022 at the Royal Geographical Society, London
25th Oct 2022
Biodiversity loss Events

Galapagos Day 2022: Protecting Species & Preventing Extinctions

On Thursday 20 October we were delighted to return to the Royal Geographical Society for our first in-person Galapagos Day since 2019.
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10th Mar 2022
Education and outreach

Tessa the Tortoise storybook: supporting Galapagos giant tortoise conservation

Enabling the young people of Galapagos to get out into nature and experience the natural world is an important element in Galapagos giant tortoise conservation.
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Tessa the Giant Tortoise
3rd Mar 2022
Education and outreach

Tessa the Tortoise storybook

Following on from the huge success of our first storybook, Marti the Hammerhead Shark: A Galapagos Journey, we're delighted to share with you our new storybook project: Tessa the Giant Galapagos Tortoise: A Galapagos Journey.
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7th Jul 2021
COVID-19 Education and outreach

Urban Family Gardening: Positivity amidst the pandemic

Despite facing dozens of outdoor education group cancellations for 2020, the Hacienda Tranquila team, led by project coordinator Ashleigh Klingman, optimised resources and know-how to find a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Gills Club
27th May 2021
Education and outreach Events

Connecting with Nature webinar 2021

Through a series of short videos and talks, our webinar explored how we engage children and teenagers throughout their education, and how we encourage them to protect the Islands and ensure that Galapagos remains a place of wonder.
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18th Mar 2021

Supporting the UNDP's 'Save Galapagos Islands' campaign

The loss of tourism due to the global pandemic has hit Galapagos hard. We are supporting initiatives to reactivate the local economy, such as a ’Cash for Work’ scheme.
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4th Mar 2021
Plastic pollution


Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing issues facing marine wildlife worldwide – and global problems need global solutions. Marine plastic litter is everywhere, but in many countries, there is little-to-no information available about its...
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