Scientists in the Galapagos Islands have attached tracers to five blue sharks for the first time as part of a project to study their migratory patterns, Ecuador's government said.
A new breeding ground for endangered hammerhead sharks has been found in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador's government said.
When naturalist Charles Darwin stepped onto the Galapagos Islands in 1835, he encountered a bird that sparked a revolutionary theory on how new species originate. From island to island, finches had wildly varied beak designs ...
Conservationists in the Galapagos Islands have found a giant tortoise from a species thought to have become extinct more than a century ago.
Ecuador used drones to scatter rat poison on one of the Galapagos Islands in a bid to protect species including the world's only nocturnal seagull from the pests, the archipelago's national parks authority, PNG, said Thursday.
Fireworks have been banned on the Galapagos Islands to protect the archipelago's unique fauna, the local government said on Friday.
The Galápagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet—with tortoises, finches and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.
The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most famous groups of islands in the world. Many of the animal and plant species are unique because of the islands' isolated location in the Pacific, 1,000 kilometers off of the coast ...
Imagine what it must have been like for those early ocean explorers setting foot on new islands full of interesting animals that they had never seen before.