NEWS & EVENTS
The collaboration between the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and the Oskar Jandl Hospital (HOJ) has played a key role transforming healthcare in the Galápagos Islands, specifically on San Cristóbal Island.
We proudly present our Holiday Newssletter.
The Galapagos Science Center (GSC) greets you and wishes you happy holidays. The GSC promotes local and international scientific collaboration for the benefit of global science and the Galápagos through research, education, and community outreach.
Universidad San Francisco de Quito and the Oceanogràfic Foundation launched a program to monitor the health of marine species in the Galápagos Islands
A team of veterinarians from the Oceanografic Foundation traveled to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to establish a veterinary health surveillance.
The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) have launched an exciting new collaboration: a 12-week program for Galapagos locals to earn a certificate in community development and social work.
Ainoa Nieto-Claudín, Carlos Sacristán, Sharon L. Deem, Gregory A. Lewbart, Giuliano Colosimo, Fernando Esperón, Christian Sevilla, Gabriele Gentile.
“Natural History and Conservation of the Galapagos Snake Radiation” del libro: “Islands and Snakes: Diversity and Conservation” Editado por Oxford University Press Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia y Carolina Reyes-Puig
Odei Garcia-Garin, Asunción Borrell, Alex Aguilar, Morgana Vighi, Meica Valdivia, Enrique M. González, Diego Páez-Rosas, Massimiliano Drago.
Seroconversion in Galapagos Sea Lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) Confirms the Presence of Canine Distemper Virus in Rookeries of San Cristobal Island
Julian Ruiz-Saenz, Verónica Barragán, Colón Jaime Grijalva-Rosero, Eduardo A. Díaz, and Diego Páez-Rosas
5TH GALAPAGOS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, on San Cristóbal Island, will host the 5th Galapagos Research and Conservation Symposium. This significant multidisciplinary event will feature scientific presentations and community-focused talks, showcasing research and initiatives related to conservation, environmental change, biodiversity and oceans, health, and community initiatives.
World Summit on Island Sustainability
In 2022, the Galapagos Science Center (GSC) and the broader UNC & USFQ Galapagos Initiative celebrated its 10th Anniversary. The GSC hosted the World Summit on Island Sustainability on June 26–30, 2022 at the Galapagos Science Center and the Community Convention Center on San Cristobal Island.