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Galapagos land iguana yawning
© Jason Lim
14th Nov 2023
Wildlife facts

Meet the six Galapagos species you can adopt with GCT

One of the ways we encourage people to support the wildlife of Galapagos is through our species adoptions, which help fund several projects across the Archipelago.
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27th Dec 2019
Research

Reducing the threat of Avian Malaria

Avian malaria is a newly recognised threat to the famous finches, penguins and mockingbirds of Galapagos.
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9th Feb 2017
Tourism

My Galapagos Experience

This month’s guest blog was kindly written by Jo Clough, who has been a member of GCT for 19 years.
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20th Jan 2017
Wildlife facts

Penguin Awareness Day

There are 17 species of penguin around the world – but only one species lives on the Equator, the Galapagos penguin.
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6th Oct 2016
Research

What do tortoises, seabirds and whale sharks have in common?

The answer is that GCT funds projects that are working to conserve them! Here are the latest updates from the field.
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25th Apr 2016
Wildlife facts

12 things you may not know about the Galapagos penguin

Today is World Penguin Day, a day to celebrate all 17 species of penguins across the world.
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2nd Feb 2016
Island restoration Ocean protection

The Importance of Mangroves

Today is World Wetlands Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of wetlands across the world, and to highlight how important these natural habitats are for keeping a healthy natural world.
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20th Nov 2015
Ocean protection

World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day has been celebrated on the 21 November since 1998, coincidentally the same year that the Galapagos Marine Reserve was formally designated.
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13th Nov 2015
Wildlife facts

How the Galapagos Penguin adapted to life in the sun

The Galapagos Islands are home to some uniquely adapted animal species, but you probably don't associate this tropical archipelago with cold-loving penguins.
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16th Sep 2015
Climate

El Niño 2015: Now and into the future

According to the North American Multi-Model Ensemble forecast, there is over 95% certainty of a “strong” El Niño.
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15th Jul 2015
Climate

El Niño 2015: Galapagos Plants and Animals

El Niño events impact all areas of Galapagos in both the terrestrial and marine environments, leading to considerable impacts on the islands species.
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