NEWS & EVENTS
The Connecting With Nature Program has successfully integrated the Galapagos community into environmental conservation for the fourth consecutive year
Through its community programs, the GSC contributes to the development and the generation of environmental awareness in the community.
Our entire team at the Galapagos Science Center would like to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year! We are proud to share with you a compilation of the meaningful work carried out during 2022 and hope you enjoy learning more about our projects aimed to benefit the Galapagos Islands.
Team of researchers from Galapagos Science Center and Galapagos National Park seek to protect marine biodiversity and understand climate variability through marine expedition
Learn about the objectives, methods, and preliminary results the team has carry on since the project started.
A broad study looking at food and water insecurity in the Galápagos brings together a team of researchers to focus on an often-overlooked population. Miller’s research is part of a broader study run by biological anthropologist Amanda Thompson through the Galápagos Science Center (GSC). It represents a collaboration between researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).
Time-calibrated phylogeny and full mitogenome sequence of the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) from scat DNA
Pacarina Asadobay, Diego O. Urquía, Sven Künzel, Sebastian A. Espinoza-Ulloa, Miguel Vences, Diego Páez-Rosas.
O. Kennedy Rhoades, Margarita Brandt, Jon D. Witman.
Christian M. Capobianco; Emma A. Clarke; Juan Pablo Munoz-Perez; Daniela Alarcon Ruales; Andrea Loyola; Stuart T. Ayala; Alice L. Skehel; Kimberly E. Guzman; Carlos A. Valle; Gregory A. Lewbart.
Andrés Moreira-Mendieta, Odei Garcia-Garin, Juan Pablo Muñoz-Pérez, Diego O. Urquía, Massimiliano Drago, Asunción Borrell, 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.