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Google Street View Explores Galapagos Islands
2013-05-24 08:43:02

A partnership between the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), the Galapagos National Parks Directorate (GNPD) and Google Street is bringing panoramic images of the Galapagos Islands to Street View

Falkland Islands Wolf Mystery Solved
2013-03-06 05:19:41

A research group from the University of Adelaide has found the answer to one of natural history's most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf.

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2009-11-19 06:10:00

Two birds collected by Charles Darwin back in 1835 could help bring back a rare mockingbird to the Galapagos Islands.

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2009-10-02 07:20:00

The unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is being threatened by climate change, and scientists are seeking a way to protect its vulnerable species.

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2009-08-12 11:00:00

Disease carrying mosquitoes that are being carried over with tourists are posing a great threat to the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.

2009-08-04 10:35:33

Some of the world's rarest and most fragile coral reefs and the economies that depend on them will be better protected thanks to a major international marine project led by the University of Southampton.

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2009-04-17 08:50:00

A volcanic eruption has compromised the wildlife of the ecologically-delicate Galapagos Islands, resulting in the deaths of fish and sea lions over the weekend.

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2009-04-12 07:37:09

Officials announced on Saturday that the La Cumbre volcano in the Galapagos Islands is erupting again and could threaten the Islands' unique wildlife.

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2009-02-12 13:05:00

Fans everywhere are celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin, the man whose controversial book "On The Origin of Species" captured the mind of some of the world’s most important thinkers.

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2009-01-06 09:20:00

A rare kind of pink iguana, unidentified by Charles Darwin in his now historic trips to the Galapagos Islands, could give evidence of species deviation earlier than Darwin’s well-known finches, researchers announced Monday.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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