The Coast Guard is catching increasing amounts of cocaine at sea. Most of the cocaine heading to the US is coming through the eastern Pacific Ocean. More smuggling routes are swinging deep into the Pacific and around the Galapagos. FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida – The Coast Guard has been seizing record […]
For wild animals, it’s all about survival right from their birth. And some of them have to take extreme measures in order to increase their chances just to see the next day. Following is a transcript of the video. Human babies are kind of pathetic. We can’t run from predators, […]
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[credit provider=”Darek Sepiolo/Vimeo” url=”http://vimeo.com/17051816″] January 28, 2013 Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsYou know that saying people use all the time– “It’s a small world…” ?
[credit provider=”Flickr/A. Davey” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/adavey/4996395083/”] The sad death of conservation icon Lonesome George this past June in the Galápagos Islands marked the long-dreaded extinction of the Pinta Island tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni). Or did it?A team of researchers from Yale University now says the Pinta Island tortoise subspecies may actually still […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rat_noir.jpg”] QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The unique bird and reptile species that make the Galapagos Islands a treasure for scientists and tourists must be preserved, Ecuadorean authorities say — and that means the rats must die, hundreds of millions of them.A helicopter is to begin dropping nearly 22 […]
Lonesome George, a giant tortoise on the Galapagos islands believed to be the last of the Pinta Island giant tortoise subspecies, has died.