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Launching a drone in Galapagos to survey the coastline
© Andrea Varela
Barcode Galapagos - lab training in San Cristobal
Citizen Science

Barcode Galapagos

Barcode Galapagos is an ambitious citizen science project that aims to document the genetics of all biological life in Galapagos, from microbes to mammals.
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Floreana mockingbird on Champion Islet, Galapagos
Invasive Species Island Restoration

Bringing the Floreana mockingbird home

This ambitious reintroduction project aims to bring back one of Floreana's most iconic species, currently restricted to just two tiny islets off the coast of the island.
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Co-Galapagos poster in a local café
Education & Outreach Sustainable Development


Co-Galapagos empowers local communities to take their ideas for conservation and sustainable development forward, working towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Galapagos.
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Tortoise outreach activities
Citizen Science Education & Outreach

Connecting with Nature

Our Connecting with Nature programme allows young people in Galapagos to experience the incredible flora and fauna around them, fostering a love for nature and strong sustainability values.
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Discovering Galapagos educational game
Education & Outreach

Discovering Galapagos

Discovering Galapagos is our bilingual education programme, bringing the Islands to life for school children in both the UK and Ecuador. What will you discover in Galapagos?
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White spotted eagle rays
Ocean Protection

Endangered Rays of Galapagos

This project is investigating three species of ray found in Galapagos, looking at their population dynamics and genetic connectivity in order to better understand their conservation needs.
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Scalloped hammerhead sharks in Galapagos
Ocean Protection

Endangered Sharks of Galapagos

The Galapagos Marine Reserve is home to the highest concentration of sharks in the world, and this project aims to protect sharks throughout their lifetimes from key threats such as overfishing.
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Galapagos giant tortoise
Plastic Pollution Sustainable Development

Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Programme

Tracking the movements of Galapagos giant tortoises allows us to better understand the ecology, health and reproduction of these iconic reptiles, and to protect them from human impacts.
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Drawing blood from a whale shark in Galapagos
Ocean Protection

Galapagos Whale Shark Project

The Galapagos Whale Shark Project is using pioneering techniques to fill knowledge gaps and inform protections for this magnificent but Endangered species.
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How we make a difference

From tagging whale sharks and tracking giant tortoises, to removing invasive rats and creating green jobs for islanders, we have nearly 30 years of experience working to protect Galapagos.

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