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Dr. Arturo Izurieta Named New Darwin Foundation CEO

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

Co-authored with George Lewis Arturo Izurieta in 2014: Galápagos National Park The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) announced Wednesday June 3 tha...

Galápagos Struggle for Survival: Darwin Foundation vs. Santa Cruz Municipality

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 01.23.2015 | San Francisco
Cecilia Alvear

Darwin Foundation gift shop in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos. Darwin Foundation photo. In the beginning it was just a "little shop around the corner"...

The Legacy of Lonesome George: Rescuing Tortoises From Extinction

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

They look invincible-with their built-in body armor and their enormous bulk. But giant tortoises, the very symbol of the Galápagos, are among the most devastated creatures on the islands.

Help the Darwin Foundation Help Galapagos

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

Please join us for a special celebration of a half-century of groundbreaking scientific research and conservation by the Charles Darwin Research Stati...

The Case of the Vanishing Blue-footed Boobies in Galápagos

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

The number of birds as of 2012 was down to 6,423, compared to an estimated 20,000 in the 1960s. Researchers say one reason for the decline may be a scarcity of sardines in the waters surrounding the Galápagos Islands.