Fears for Galapagos wildlife after US military given permission to use airport; Jimmy McCloskey; Metro

The new agreement is intended to help fight the war on drugs, but conservationists have warned it could damage the islands’ famously diverse but fragile ecosystems…

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Ecuador ‘gives US military permission’ to use Galapagos island as airfield; Tom Embury-Dennis; Independent

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Ecuador has reportedly given the US military permission to use a Galapagos island as an airfield, angering critics in the South American country who say the agreement is unconstitutional.

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Best Small Ship Cruises to Add to Your Travel Bucket List; Jane Elmets; Adventure In You

Looking for a unique travel experience? Check out some of the best small ship cruises in stunning locations such as the Galapagos, Alaska & Croatia!

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Top-rated tourist attractions of Ecuador; Ricardo Minesotor; Foreign Policy

When in Ecuador, expect to find a range of lavish accommodations and adrenaline powered activities. Ideal for visiting all year round, here are top rated tourist attractions of Ecuador to explore:

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Galapagos fauna under threat; AFP

UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Galapagos fauna under threat due to plastic microparticles.

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A Giant Galapagos Tortoise Once Thought Extinct Reappears After a Century; Stefan Andrews; Vintage News

A giant tortoise species native to one of the Galapagos Islands and previously thought extinct, has reappeared after more than a century. The missing…

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Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island; AP

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina.

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Galapagos Tourism Increased 14 Percent in 2018; Mia Taylor; Travel Pulse

Over the past three decades, tourism in the Galapagos Islands has grown at an annual rate of about 6.71 percent.

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Darwin’s iguanas help Galapagos restoration; EuroNews

As part of an ambitious restoration project, an ancient species of land iguana returned to Santiago Island after 200 years.

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Iguanas reintroduced to Santiago Island in Galapagos; Daily Sun

A group of more than 1,400 iguanas have been reintroduced to an Ecuadoran island in the Galapagos archipelago around two centuries after they disappeared from there, authorities said on Monday.   The Galapagos land iguanas from North Seymour Island were freed onto Santiago Island as part of an…

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